SAMPLE - Overbust replica Victorian corset
SAMPLE - sold as seen with construction faults.
Overbust corset made from an authentic late Victorian pattern from the Symington collection. Closes with a sturdy spoon busk for a period-appropriate abdominal curve and tummy control. Construction from a single layer of black sateen coutil with external floral beige coutil channels and a grosgrain ribbon internal waist tape. Hand finished binding in beige floral coutil. 11 5mm spiral steel bones per side and 2 flat steel bones per side at the centre back. Finished with black 4mm eyelets at the centre back with shoelace style lacing. Decorative antique replica flossing embroidery on two channels at the top front of the corset, in genuine antique silk blue embroidery thread.
Approximate measurements: bust 34", waist 20.5", full hip 34". Centre front height 14.5", centre back height just over 14.5".
Faults: An early corset so stitching is not up to usual retail standard. Interior of corset is not as neat as in usual products. Some eyelets not set completely perfectly on interior of corset but does not affect function.