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Edwardian Corset 1900-1909 (PP106)


Edwardian Corset 1900-1909 (PP106)


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This corset was all the rage during the early years of the 20th C. It will give you the typical S-Silhouette of that time. It is straight in front and closed with a corset busk, while the back is curved and the hips pushed back. The cut of the “Straight-Fronted” Corset is said to have been invented by Inez Gaches-Sarrautes – a french woman with a degree in medicine – at the turn of the century. It was considered a “Health Corset” because it was designed not to compress the waist or chest. Despite Mme. Gaches-Sarrautes’s efforts to create a “Health Corset”, the fashionable women still tightened the waist too much so that the health effects were of course lost.

All notions are available from our “Corsetry” department.

All sizes (8-26) included.