The History of Underclothes

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Courier Dover Publications, 1951 - Antiques & Collectibles - 266 pages
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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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User 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

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nice little book with good background info Read full review

Contents

MEDIEVAL PERIOD
21
14851625
34
16261710
53
17111790
68
17911820
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18211840
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18411856
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18571866
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18831896
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18971908
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19091918
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19191939
234
BIBLIOGRAPHY
259
APPENDIX
261
INDEX
263
Copyright

18671882
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