The History of Underclothes
Courier Corporation, 1951 - Antiques & Collectibles - 266 pages
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 in bentwood (c. 1750), footed long drawers (1795), 19th-century bustles, early 19th-century corsets for men, Victorian "bust improvers," much more.
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Review: The History of UnderclothesUser Review - Kayla - Goodreads
Pretty good, but would benefit GREATLY from the addition of more pictures. Otherwise, quite good considering it was written in the 1950s. Read full review
Review: The History of UnderclothesUser Review - Patricia - Goodreads
Yes, I am reading this, but I am asking myself the question: How can a book about ladies' unmentionables be so boring??!! Here's hoping it gets better!! Read full review