Past Patterns Madame Foy Skirt Supporting Corset Pattern
The original manufactured corset from which this pattern was made is stamped "Madam Foy's Skirt Supporting Corset. Pat. July 22, 1862, Sep. 15, 1863, Mar. 22, & Nov. 29, 1864. Reissued June 18, 1867."
Historical notes contain extensive information about the history of this garment, and it's many modifications, from the mid-1860s through the 1890s.
Original as it appears today is made of a light weight glazed caramel colored cotton twill. This corset may be made with or without shoulder straps.