Stuff You Missed in History Class - Cosmetics From Ancient Egypt to the Modern World
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missedinhistory:

Today’s episode: 10,000+ years of cosmetics history (in brief). Here’s a link to our notes and research.

historicalcorsets:

Stays, between 1725 and 1775. 

Musée Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

GAL1920.1.1202 © Eric Emo / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

southcarolinadove:

An 1870s to 1880s comfort maternity corset

edwardian-time-machine:

Found some lovely, lovely illustrations and other pictures in this wonderful book Victorian Secrets : What a Corset Taught Me about the Past, the Present, and Myself by Sarah A. Chrisman. 

beautifulcentury:

1890 ca ‘Zwei Damen bei der Toilette, Paris’ ink and Pencil by Raphaël Kirchner by carlylehold on Flickr.

historicalcorsets:

Stays, between 1725 and 1775. 

Musée Galliera, musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris

GAL1920.1.1202 © Eric Emo / Galliera / Roger-Viollet

whenasinsilks:

Bra, cotton backed with nylon wadding in cups, c. 1962, British.
Manchester Art Gallery accession no. 1993.21

whenasinsilks:

Bra, cotton backed with nylon wadding in cups, c. 1962, British.

Manchester Art Gallery accession no. 1993.21

whenasinsilks:

Girdle, nylon and lycra, 1960s, British.
Victoria and Albert Museum accession no. T.291-1993

whenasinsilks:

Girdle, nylon and lycra, 1960s, British.

Victoria and Albert Museum accession no. T.291-1993

omgthatdress:

Stays
1770s
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

omgthatdress:

Stays

1770s

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

ephemeral-elegance:

Underpinnings: Bustle, Corset, Chemise, and Drawers, ca. 1870-80s
via KCI

ephemeral-elegance:

Underpinnings: Bustle, Corset, Chemise, and Drawers, ca. 1870-80s

via KCI

gameraboy:

Stockings (1939) by British Pathé

historicalcorsets:

Cotton sateen corset c. 1810-40
Accession Number: 1973-273-4a,b

historicalcorsets:

Cotton sateen corset c. 1810-40

Accession Number: 1973-273-4a,b

whenasinsilks:

Bra, satin, netting, metal boning and elastic, c. 1935, British.
Victoria and Albert Museum accession no. T.104-1981

whenasinsilks:

Bra, satin, netting, metal boning and elastic, c. 1935, British.

Victoria and Albert Museum accession no. T.104-1981

Silk petticoat, ca. 1860.
From the Kentucky Historical Society.

Silk petticoat, ca. 1860.

From the Kentucky Historical Society.

Cotton wrapper/dressing gown probably owned by Margaret Ann Hale, ca. 1850.
From the Kentucky Historical Society.

Cotton wrapper/dressing gown probably owned by Margaret Ann Hale, ca. 1850.

From the Kentucky Historical Society.