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As boned corsets evolved into elasticized girdles, new styles emerged, such as this all-in-one girdle, also called a corselet, that supported the breasts, cinched the waist, and smoothed the hips. This example also has an attached skirt that acts as a slip.

Details

  • Title: Corselet
  • Fashion House: Cadolle
  • Date Created: c. 1933
  • Location Created: France
  • Type: Corselet
  • Rights: Copyright The Museum at FIT
  • Medium: Peach rayon, lace, and elastic
  • Credit: Gift of Mrs. Bartle Bul

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