February 22, 2013

channeling my inner norah waugh


Can any of you guess what this is?


I'm sure it won't take many guesses. It's part of a project I'm working on at the Kent State University Museum. I'll give you more details soon!

17 comments:

  1. A corded bodice? As in, pre-corset-steels hemp cording?

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  2. Looks like fully boned stays (18th century or earlier) to me.... ??

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  3. Please don't feel obligated, but I've nominated you for an inspiring blogger award!
    http://learningtocostume.blogspot.com/2013/04/very-inspiring-blogger-award.html

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    1. You are so kind! I feel undeserving since I've been posting so sporadically lately. Tell you what, once I get back into the swing of things then I will gratefully accept.

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  4. YOur entries are ddeply missed

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  5. Missing you and your very interesting projects. Hope you will get back soon!

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    1. I miss it too! I've just wrapped up my course work and thesis project, which means I can start to focus on this project again!

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  6. Great, hurry back, it's been rather dull without your frilly photos of corsets and the like (still thinking of the bow on the front of that black 1880s corset from Poland) :)

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