Mid Victorian Corset Covers

    Code: CMS-P-TV107

    $15.50

    In Stock
    A corset cover is typically worn under sheer summer styles, to keep the corset from showing through the dress. They can also double as a chemisette, peaking out from under a bodice. Plain versions are meant to hide. But you can also find decorative versions. Usually, they are made of white muslin, but they can also be made of a colored silk for under dark dresses.

    View A is a popular style of corset cover see in the 1860s and 1870s. It is wide on the shoulder, with a moderate low front and back. The original had many rows of lace/ribbon along the front piece, that would show under low V-Front bodices. This view works best with a lace beading with ribbon, to help fit the neckline.

    Suggested fabrics: muslin, lawn, light cottons, silk.
    Notions: Six 1/2" buttons, or hooks and eyes for closure. 2-3 yards 1/2" wide lace. 1-2 yards beading lace, 2 yards