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Corset Couture Paper Dolls
     

Corset Couture Paper Dolls

by Brenda Sneathen Mattox
 
Corsets became essential to stylish attire more than 500 years ago, and their influence lingers to this day. These three dolls—two ladies and a gentleman "dandy"—model a wardrobe of 29 historically accurate costumes that reflect the impact of lingerie on modern couture. Side-by-side comparisons of outfits and the underpinnings that inspired them range from

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Corsets became essential to stylish attire more than 500 years ago, and their influence lingers to this day. These three dolls—two ladies and a gentleman "dandy"—model a wardrobe of 29 historically accurate costumes that reflect the impact of lingerie on modern couture. Side-by-side comparisons of outfits and the underpinnings that inspired them range from variations on a sixteenth-century "bodie" and "waspies" of the 1950s to the twenty-first-century trend of underwear as outerwear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486490090
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
01/16/2013
Series:
Dover Paper Dolls Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
10 Years

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