Silk Damask Stays, 1770-90 from The VandA. I love the shape of 18th century stays, give you an amazing cleavage!

Silk Damask Stays, 1770-90 from The VandA. I love the shape of 18th century stays, give you an amazing cleavage!

UK based - The Guide to: Sewing your own 18th century stays using your custom drafted pattern pocket and trade book

UK based - The Guide to: Sewing your own 18th century stays using your custom drafted pattern pocket and trade book

Pink 18th century stays by Couture Mayah.  I just love this lady's work, and the colours she puts together.  The shift is so romantic!

Pink 18th century stays by Couture Mayah. I just love this lady's work, and the colours she puts together. The shift is so romantic!

1785/1800?  origin: Berlin Width: 80 cm  Length: 57 (with support) cm Lining: Linen (beige)  linen weave lining (tabs): leather (white) boning: Fischbein atlas cohesive Upper material: silk (blue-green) atlas cohesive lace: cotton? (Beige), silk? (Blue) cord

1785/1800? origin: Berlin Width: 80 cm Length: 57 (with support) cm Lining: Linen (beige) linen weave lining (tabs): leather (white) boning: Fischbein atlas cohesive Upper material: silk (blue-green) atlas cohesive lace: cotton? (Beige), silk? (Blue) cord

Short, diaphragm-length pair of cotton stays (corset) with silk embroidery and linen lining, possibly French or British, ca. 1790.

Short, diaphragm-length pair of cotton stays (corset) with silk embroidery and linen lining, possibly French or British, ca. 1790.

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