Tabbed Stays Portfolios

Conical stays with tabs were historically used throughout the 1600’s and 1700’s. The simplest designs are created with the price-conscious reenactor in mind. Fancier designs and subtle variations in silhouette are possible when using complex panel piecing and decorative elements.


Brown Silk Renaissance Stays


This is a bespoke conical corset for Renaissance reenactment. It has a brown dupioni silk cover, busk pocket, and leather edging.

Blue Taffeta Silk Stays with Busk Pocket


This is a bespoke conical corset for Renaissance reenactment. It has a blue silk taffeta cover, busk pocket, and offset lacing.

Fully Boned Silk Renaissance Stays


This is a bespoke conical corset for Renaissance reenactment. It has beige dupioni silk cover material, is fully boned, and has a pocket for a wooden busk.

Basic Renaissance Stays


These are basic "renaissance" stays, all partially boned and created using modern methods and materials.

Fully Boned Basic Renaissance Stays


These basic "renaissance" stays are all fully boned.

Non-Tabbed Black Satin Conical Corset


This is a bespoke non-tabbed conical corset with black satin cover material.

Basic Renaissance Stays (Old Style)


These corsets were made several years ago, and I no longer use this construction method.

 

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