18th century stay-making tutorial
The third (and the last) part is still missing but it will be posted on the blog eventually! :)
Stays, between 1725 and 1775.
Musée Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris
GAL1920.1.1202 © Eric Emo / Galliera / Roger-Viollet
Corset of boned black satin with metal fastenings, ca. 1900.
Waist: 62 cm Bust: 106 cm Hips: 98 cm
Progress of the Toilet, plates 1, 2 and 3 by James Gillray, published February 26, 1810
Handcolored etching on cream wove paper.