Corsets

Medieval Stays

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Straight-fronted "payre of bodies" in tan linen.  Front and back lacing with hand eyelets and shoulder straps.

Colonial Full Stays

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Fully boned strapless stays for colonial wear.  Front and back lacing with hand eyelets.  

Colonial "Jumps"

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Brown linen "jumps" trimmed in black grosgrain ribbon.  Lightly boned with waist tabs and shoulder straps.  

Regency Stays

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Full length regency stays with shoulder straps.  Bust and hip gussets adjust the fit with a center busk for shaping.  Back lacing.

Victorian "Waist Cincher" Corset

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Ivory satin "waist cincher" corset with stud-and-loop front busk.  Shaped panels compress the bust into the desired shape.  Back lacing with metal eyelets.

Late Victorian "Overbust"Corset

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Textured ecru fabric with a "sweetheart" neckline and rounded hem.  Stud-and-loop front busk and metal eyelets lace the back.

Chemises/Pantelets/Camisoles

Colonial Chemise

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Basic drawstring chemise with elbow length sleeves in cotton/linen for wear under a colonial gown or outer layers.

Regency Chemise

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Square drawstring neckline chemise with short sleeves for wear under a regency gown.

Pantalets

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Cotton pantalets for wear as a base layer from colonial times to late victorian.  Open crotch attaches to a front yoke and drawstring back.  Legs are trimmed with eyelet lace.

Civil War Chemise

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Wide necked, yoked chemise with short, cuffed sleeves and button detail front.

Corset Cover

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Cotton corset cover with vertical floral lace inserts.  Button front with drawstring waist and short peplum.

Corset Cover

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Cotton corset cover with drawstring neckline, button front and satin ribbon drawstrings at neck and waist.

Petticoats/Foundations

Civil War Petticoat

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Four tiered, ruffled petticoat with a drawstring waist to soften the outline of a cage crinoline.

Grand Bustle Petticoat

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Cotton petticoat with built in wire bustle cage.  Lower hem is trimmed in lace, with a separate panel of ruffles covering the tournoure.

Travelling Bustle

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Crinoline panels attached to waist ties hold your skirt out in the fashionable style, but can be laid flat and rolled for packing in a steamer trunk or carpetbag.

Late Victorian Petticoat

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Shaped, gored petticoat with bottom flounce trimmed in double rows of ruffled lace.

Chemisette

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White cotton chemisette with vertical lace inserts and eyelet trimmed collar.   Chemisette is sleeveless, and ties around the waist both front and back.  Collar buttons closed in back.