Morning corset of embroidered silk with lace trim and ribbons from slit to slit - 26 bones. Worn over day blouse and pantaloons. Also metal busks

Neither image in this pair is dated, but the art nouveau label to the right suggests early 1900s.

From www.histoire-costume.fr/lexposition-le-corset-ou-lelegance-contrainte.

Morning corset of embroidered silk with lace trim and ribbons from slit to slit - 26 bones. Worn over day blouse and pantaloons. Also metal busks From www.histoire-costume.fr:lexposition-le-corset-ou-lelegance-contrainte

This image shows how a stylish woman could reduce her confinement, at least in the morning and also shows busks that could be opened with catches.

Keywords:  chemise, square neckline, lace, corset, pantaloons, busk


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