Posted by The Mysterious H.C. on June 14, 1998 at 10:53:32:
In response to Wearing of corsets, written by Sue on June 14, 1998 at 10:30:13
But this board deals with the Directoire/Empire/Regency period, which was probably just about the least corseted era in western fashion between the 16th century and the 1920's -- the "stays" that the typical genteel Englishwoman would have worn were not at all similar to the stereotypical image of an 1890's Victorian corset or whatever. There's further info in the some of the links for this board...
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