Corset | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Marking: [imprint] "Dr. Warner's Caroline Health/None genuine without this stamp/Patented May 14, 1889/Long Waist"[label] (on box) "La Reine du Boudoir/F.P./San Vous Je Ne Suis Rien"
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Stays, 1780-1789 (made). Woman's stays 1780s, British; Crimson silk damask, partially boned, back lacing. Museum Number T.909-1913.
OMG that dress!
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Woman's Corset, Unknown, United States, circa 1895, Costumes, Silk satin and cotton twill, and boning with silk-thread embroidery and silk lace and ribbon trim.
Too Petite for Petite: Mounting a 19th Century Corset for Undressed • V&A Blog
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