Tuesday, March 23, 2010
For Health, Comfort, and Beauty: the 1930s Corset
Even crunches seem preferable to wearing this rig for 8-10 hours every day, no matter what the "Hidden Values".
I love the brisk tone of the instructions, and the notion that the wearer and the girdle must work in cooperation to "enhance the beauty of the figure." The vow that there is ample room for the diaphragm only reinforces how restricted earlier generations must have been, no wonder they were such a bunch of swooners. Click on the photos to read more closely.
Many thanks to seller Image Unearthed on Etsy.