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Quilted Pair of Bodies 1550-1630 (MM1500-4)

Quilted Pair of Bodies 1550-1630 (MM1500-4)


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This pattern is based on two extant example: a pair of stays belonging to the Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina von Neuburg in the collection of the Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich, and stays worn by Queen Elizabeth I. on her effigy in Westminster Cathedral, London. The package contains detailed instructions and notes on period stays. Options include full or half boning, front or back closure, high or low neckline and optional waist tabs. For the perfect elizabethan silhouette!

Includes all sizes: Small – Full / XXL (Bust 75 – 155 cm = 30″ – 62″, Waist 55 – 140 cm = 32-56″).


Queen Elizabeth’s I. stays from her effigy in Westminster Cathedral, shortly before 1603. London, Westminster Abbey Museum

Korsett der Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina von Neuburg, um 1598. München, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum

Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina of Neuburg’s stays, ca. 1598. Munich, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum