ca. 1900 corset (Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles, California, USA)

From the museum’s Web site.

ca. 1900 corset (Los Angeles County Museum of Art - Los Angeles, California, USA)

This shows how the posterior was thrust backwards to create a bustle effect while the bosom was thrust forward.

Keyworsa:  1900, chemise, scoop décolletage, strap sleeves, midi-length pantaloons, corset, vee waistline, bustle, hoes

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