c1775 stays: English, cotton and 162 pieces of whalebone, back lacing with center front sewn together. | c1760 panniers: English, four tiers of rattan hoops covered with striped linen. Lent by Martin Kamer. | 18th century shoes: wool canvaswork, high heels. Lent by the Brooklyn Museum. | From the catalog "Revolution in Fashion", Kyoto Costume Institute
A Corset of floral brocaded silk, silk ribbon, and elastic, circa 1905, from England.
Summer Corset 1885 The Metropolitan Museum of Art - OMG that dress!