Overbust corsets are non-conical, non-bra overbust corsets popular for modern wear. Historic periods of use range throughout the Victorian and Edwardian, and include all manner of piecing styles involving panels and gores.
This is a quilted gore Victorian overbust corset. It has peacock dupioni silk cover material, contrast quilting on the gores, flossing, lacing panel, and split metal busk.
Quilted and Flossed Silk OverbustCore: Two layers of corset coutil
Cover: Peacock dupioni silk
Flossing: Beige upholstery thread
Edging: Beige dupioni silk bias tape
Boning: 1/4" and 1/2" flat spring steel bones
Piecing: 6 panels and four gores per side
Busk: 10" metal straight double busk