The Corset and the Crinoline
A Book of Modes and Costumes from Remote Periods to the Present Time
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The Corset and the Crinoline A Book of Modes and Costumes from Remote Periods to the Present Time

By William Barry Lord
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Book Description

Profusely illustrated fashion history examines how the use of wood, whalebone, steel, hoops, and tight laces had a gripping influence on shaping the figures of women from ancient Greece to 19th-century Vienna.

Table of Contents
  • THE CORSET AND THE CRINOLINE.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • CHAPTER I.
  • CHAPTER II.
  • CHAPTER III.
  • CHAPTER IV.
  • CHAPTER V.
  • CHAPTER VI.
  • CHAPTER VII.
  • CHAPTER VIII.
  • CHAPTER IX.
  • CHAPTER X.
  • INDEX.
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