Full size paper patterns for late Elizabethan corsets based on two extant English examples. View A, based on the pair of bodys belonging the Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina von Neuberg in 1598 are front-boned, five piece bodys featuring a static front busk, integral shoulder straps, back laced closure, and separate tabs at the waist. View B, based on the corset worn by the effigy of Queen Elizabeth I in Westminster Cathedral, features a front opening and integral waist tabs. Historical notes. All Sizes in one envelope. Fits bust 30½”-48″ (75-120 cm) and waist 23″-41″ (58-105 cm). Embellishment suggestions included
plain or twill weave linen or silk
silk or fine linen for lining
stiff linen or buckram for yoke interlining
outer material ” 1 yd at least 45″ wide (1 meter 120 cm wide)
lining ” 1 yd at least 45″ wide (1 meter 120 cm wide)
interlining (optional) ” 2 yds at least 45″ wide (2 meter 120 cm wide)
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