The History of Underclothes|
by C. Willett Cunnington,PhiIlis Cunnington
Fascinating survey of various undergarments worn by the English over six centuries. Well-documented, scholarly presentation enhanced with over 100 period illustrations depicting laced-up bodice of the 12th century, embroidered linen drawers (1500s), hooped petticoat support (c. 1750), footed long drawers (1795), 19th-century bustles, early 19th-century corsets for men, Victorian "bust improvers," much more.
Table of Contents for The History of Underclothes
|LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS|
|I. MEDIEVAL PERIOD|