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The History of Underclothes (Dover Fashion and Costumes) (original 1951; edition 1992)
The History of Under-Clothes 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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