have I got the meaning off "stays" correct??????????????
Posted by Anna-Karin on August 21, 1998 at 06:39:46:
In response to Period "Stays" of various periods, written by The Mysterious H.C. on August 18, 1998 at 04:34:35
] ] P.S. My info is from a book called:
] ] Tidings from the 18th Century
] ] written by Beth Gilgun
] ] published by Rebel Pub. co. in 1993
] ] Also from re-printed catoluges from Sears and Roebuck co. (1885) from work
After what I have undrestand "stays" during the regency seems to have been
an ancestor off the modern bra and trying to keep the bosom in order ;) and probably looking somewhat like a modern bra too
Have I got it right or wrong???
it must have been smaller than a corset.
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