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Corsets and crinolines.

Norfolk Museums Service.

Corsets and crinolines.

by Norfolk Museums Service.

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Published by Strangers Hall in [Norwich] .
Written in English


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Corsets and Crinolines (Book): Waugh, Norah: Corsets and Crinolinesis a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced, how simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whale-bone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles. Added are contemporary tailors and dressmakers accounts, illustrations, index. Corsets and Crilines is a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced, how simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whale-bone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles.

  The corset and the crinoline: a book of modes and costumes from remote periods to the present time by Lord, William BarryPages: Corsets and Crinolines Hardcover – Import, 25 Jun by Norah Waugh (Author) › Visit Amazon's Norah Waugh Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Norah Waugh (Author) out of 5 stars 41 ratings. See all 7 /5(41).

Corset Magic, Ann Grogan, Review on YouTube Corsetry (videotape), Oranj Productions [San Francisco]. Corsets and Crinolines, Norah Waugh, B.T. Batsford, [London] Paperback reprinting: Routledge/Theater Arts Books, [NYC] -- A/K/A "Freaks of Fashion". Corsets, Collars and Chains, John Francis Trelawny, Excerpts. Corsets: Historical Patterns and Techniques, by Jill Salen.   Links: Corsets & Crinolines book (lots of primary source material on corsets / stays / payres of bodies etc over the last years):


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The first of Miss Waugh's important books on historic costume, Corsets and crinolines. book and Crinolines," set a new standard of accuracy and lively interest. Showing that the silhouette of women's dress has been in a state of continuous change, allied to economic and architectural evolution as well as changing ideas of sexual attractiveness, she itemizes three cycles in the last years/5.

out of 5 stars Corsets and Crinolines. Reviewed in France on Verified Purchase. Indispensable a tous ceux et celles qui désirent fabriquer des costumes d’époque; sans les sous vêtements qui correspondent les vêtements tombent beaucoup moins bien. Read more/5(31).

Corsets and Crinolines explains the cyclical nature of these fashions, and how waists and skirts changed shape and size through three distinct eras: The s to ―farthingales and whaleboned bodies. to ―Stays and hooped petticoats. to ―corsets, crinolines and by: The first of Miss Waugh's important books on historic costume, Corsets and Crinolines, set a new standard of accuracy and interest.

Showing that the silhouette of women's dress has been in a state of continuous change, allied to economic and architectural evolution as well as changing ideas of sexual attractiveness, she itemises three cycles in the last years in which women's silhouette /5(45).

Corsets and Crinolines explains the cyclical nature of these fashions, and how waists and skirts changed shape and size through three distinct eras: The s to —farthingales and whaleboned bodies.

to —Stays and hooped petticoats. to —corsets, crinolines and bustles. Corsets and Crinolines also contains a wealth of practical notes and resources for today's costume makers and designers, including: Scaleable patterns for the construction of 25 different bustles, crinolines, corsets, corselets, stays, pocket hoops, hooped petticoats and bodices/5().

“Corsets and Crinolines” by Norah Waugh – an overview This post is a transcript of my video, “Book Review: Corsets and Crinolines” which you can view here: “Corsets and Crinolines” is a book containing historical summaries, corset diagrams and patterns, and collection of period letters, articles and other fashion publications.

The first of Miss Waugh's important books on historic costume, "Corsets and Crinolines," set a new standard of accuracy and lively interest. Showing that the silhouette of women's dress has been in a state of continuous change, allied to economic and architectural evolution as well as changing ideas of sexual attractiveness, she itemizes three cycles in the last years in which women's 4/5(2).

OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 3l cm: Contents: I. Beginning of the Sixteenth Century to The Whaleboned Body The Farthingale References to Whale-boned Bodies and Farthingales from Contemporary Sources --II.

to the end of the Eighteenth Century The Stays The Hoop Petticoat References to Stays and Hoop Petticoats from Contemporary. Title: Corcets and crinolines Author: Waugh N. Subject: N.Y., Created Date: 5/2/ PMFile Size: 5MB.

In this classic book, Norah Waugh explores the changing shapes of women’s dress from the s to the s. Simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whalebone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles.

Corsets and Crinolines explains the cyclical nature of these fashions, and how waists and skirts changed shape 4/5(2). Get this from a library. Corsets and crinolines. [Norah Waugh; Judith Dolan] -- "In this classic book, Norah Waugh explores the changing shapes of women's dress from the s to the s.

Simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whalebone, and steel, while padding at. You can purchase this on Amazon here: The written review: Not only does this book provide historical background on various undergarments (corsets and crinolines, as the title suggests), but it also provides the patterns to construct these garments.

It is an excellent resource, and one I most definitely recommend to anyone building a costume library of their own/5(48).

Corsets and Crinolines by Waugh, Corsets & Crinolines. Waugh, Norah. Published by New York: Theatre Arts Books / Methuen () Used. without understanding the shapes of these artificial foundation garments.

This book is a study of these shapes and how they were produced." Structural drawings and patterns are provided from existing. Corsets and Crinolines is a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced, how simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whale-bone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles.

Added are contemporary tailors and dressmakers accounts, illustrations, index, a glossary of terms and materials Cited by: The Corset and the Crinoline: An Illustrated History (Dover Fashion and Costumes) by Lord, W. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Corsets and Crinolines Most everyone has a picture in mind from the movies, a book, or a blog, of a Victorian woman grasping her dressing table while a servant or ladies' maid tugs the cords to her corset, hoping for that famously narrow waist.

Although corsets are often associated with the highborn, in reality they were worn by young. The first of Miss Waugh's important books on historic costume, "Corsets and Crinolines," set a new standard of accuracy and lively interest.

Showing that the silhouette of women's dress has been in a state of continuous change, allied to economic and architectural evolution as well as changing ideas of sexual attractiveness, she itemizes three cycles in the last years /5. Corsets and crinolines were subjects of public debate in Civil War America.

Feminists, dress reformers, and physicians all criticized both the health hazards and the physical restraints of. A crinoline / k r ɪ n. əl. ɪ n / is a stiff or structured petticoat designed to hold out a woman's skirt, popular at various times since the midth century.

Originally, crinoline described a stiff fabric made of horsehair ("crin") and cotton or linen which was used to make underskirts and as a dress lining. By the s the term crinoline was more usually applied to the fashionable.The Corset and the Crinoline - A Book of Modes and Costumes from Remote Periods to the Present Time by William Berry Lord.

This is the first time this book is made completely accessible on the WWW. It was scanned from the original manuscript which was a great deal of work due to .Corsets and Crinolines: ISBN () Softcover, Theatre Arts Books, Corsets and Crinolines: ISBN ().