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Stays and Body Image in London

The Staymaking Trade, 1680–1810

Stays and Body Image in London by Lynn Sorge-English
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This book fills a significant gap in the literature on eighteenth-century social and cultural history. Starting with their production and trade, Sorge-English looks at the intricacies of the staymaker’s craft, the role of gender in the design and manufacture of stays and the changing shape of stays over time.
Taylor and Francis; October 2015
304 pages; ISBN 9781317323341
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Title: Stays and Body Image in London
Author: Lynn Sorge-English