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Corsets and crinolines

Author: Norah Waugh; Judith Dolan
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this classic book, Norah Waugh explores the changing shapes of women's dress from the 1500s to the 1920s. Simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whalebone, and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops, and bustles"--Back cover.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norah Waugh; Judith Dolan
ISBN: 9781138665668 1138665665 9781138665644 1138665649
OCLC Number: 969973332
Notes: First published in 1954 by Theatre Art Books.
Description: xvi, 189 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Table of ContentsChapter I. Beginning of the Sixteenth Century to 1670 1. The Whaleboned Body 2. The Farthingale 3. References to Whaleboned Bodies and Farthingales from Contemporary Sources Chapter II. 1670 to the End of the Eighteenth Century 1. The Stays 2. The Hoop Petticoats 3. References to Stays and Hoop Petticoats from Contemporary Sources Chapter III. Beginning of the Nineteenth Century to 19251. The Corset2. The Crinoline and the Bustle 3. The Corset-from Contemporary Magazines 4. The Crinoline and the Bustle-from Contemporary Magazines5. References to Corsets, Crinolies and Bustles from Contemporary Sources Appendix I: The Construction of Corsets Appendix II: The Construction of Farthingales, Hoop Petticoats, etc. Appendix III: Supports for Corsets, Crinolines, etc. Appendix IV: Whalebone Glossary BibliographySelected Further Reading Selected Museums with Costume CollectionsIndex
Responsibility: Norah Waugh ; edited by Judith Dolan.

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