An overbust corset in a single layer of silk duchesse, intricately embellished with symmetrically placed and hand stitched French chantilly lace. The tips of the bone channels are embroidered with black cotton flossing. Black Diamond Swarovski crystals highlight the lace appliqué patterns, each individually glued by hand.
The centre front and back of the corset are re-enforced with cotton coutil. Bone channels are made of cotton twill tape, with a mixture of flat steel and synthetic baleen bones structuring the garments. A cotton waist tape is hand stitched to the garment interior. Two part silver eyelets and cotton lacing form the centre back fastening.
This corset is a sample and the stitching is not up to the usual retail standard. This silk fabric weave is unfortunately unsuitable for this style has begun to pull at the waist and may eventually tear with prolonged wear. There is a small repair to the fabric at one bone channel that has been covered in lace. A number of the Swarovski crystals have begun to shed. These flaws are reflected in the heavily discounted price. This style is not suitable for tightlacing or waist training and is recommended as a collector's piece for dispay or study. A similar design, if created as a bespoke garment, would cost around 63,000NOK.
The closed waist on this garment is 20", recommended for approximately a UK 8-10. Corsets should be worn 4-5" smaller than your natural waist size. The closed measurements of the corset are approximately 32" bust, 20" waist and 34" hip.
About the materials:
Silk duchesse satin
Herringbone weave cotton coutil
French chantilly leavers lace
Synthetic baleen and flat steel bones
Cotton lacing and two part eyelets
Specialist dry clean only.