1890 Woman's Corset and Shoulder Braces,Black and off-white cotton sateen, brown cotton lace, brown cotton twill, yellow silk thread, black and brown cotton/elastic. Probably Made by Williamson Corset and Brace Co., Saint Louis. Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA.
fan lacing corset "Samuel Higby Camp in 1908, his unique lacing system of pulleys make it possible for a wearer to lace and tighten her own corset. For those of you that have worn, or tried to wear, a back-lacing corset, let me tell you that the fan-lacing principle makes the whole task so much easier!"