Historical Corsets

A tumblr collection of historical corsets and stays.


1770s floral robe à l’Anglaise costume (See my blog for more)

Photos: Jarno Manninen, Roosa Sippola

Also, now for sale on Etsy!

Not a corset, but I thought some of you might be interested :) 

18th century stay-making tutorial

Part 1

Part 2

The third (and the last) part is still missing but it will be posted on the blog eventually! :) 

Costume Parisien Fashion plate showing a woman wearing a corset.
Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs

Stays, between 1725 and 1775. 

Musée Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

GAL1920.1.1202 © Eric Emo / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

(Source: a80-musees.apps.paris.fr)

Costume Parisien fashion plate showing a woman wearing a chemise and a corset. 
Bibliothèque des Arts Décoratifs

Corset of boned black satin with metal fastenings, ca. 1900.

Waist: 62 cm Bust: 106 cm Hips: 98 cm

(Source: collections.vam.ac.uk)