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The History of Underclothes (Dover Fashion and Costumes) (original 1951; edition 1992)
The History of Underclothes by C. Willett Cunnington (Author) (1951)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486271242, Paperback)
Fascinating survey of various undergarments worn by the English over six centuries. Well-documented, scholarly presentation enhanced with over 100 period illustrations depicting laced-up bodice of the 12th century, embroidered linen drawers (1500s), hooped petticoat support (c. 1750), footed long drawers (1795), 19th-century bustles, early 19th-century corsets for men, Victorian "bust improvers," much more.
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