Extreme beauty: the body transformed

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Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2001 - Design - 168 pages

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Throughout history, the human body has undergone some drastic reshaping. Appliances such as bustles, neck-extending chokers, corset stays, and even codpieces have been a fact of life since the ... Read full review

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Harold Koda is Curator of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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