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Women’s underwear served two purposes in the 18th century. The hoops were also made of linen and stiffened with whalebone or cane. They shaped the petticoat of the gown to the appropriate silhouette. At various times in the 18th century this profile varied from round, to square and flat, to fan-shaped.

Meticulously Hand Stitched Corset, Beautiful work. Possibly looking at a 17th century style dress, so it will need proper underpinnings.

18th c style wedding gown (Because I can see Athenodora wanting to get married multiple times and Caius putting up with it lol)

Gowns 1742-1775. Wish there was a credit for who wrote the book that this is scanned from.

Gowns 1742-1775. Wish there was a credit for who wrote the book that this is scanned from.