December 19th, 2006

one true era

I would think that would make a little girl more fragile..

In the 1830's, the corset was thought of as a medical necessity. It was believed that a woman was very fragile, and needed assistance from some form of stay to hold her up. Even girls as young as three or four were laced up into bodices.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjMj6EAJb60&mode=related&search=

And... wow. I'm gonna have to find the dvd of this show. ;)
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