Brown Silk Renaissance Stays

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

Fabric: Two core layers of hemp/linen canvas, dupioni silk cover, and cotton muslin lining
Boning: 1/2″ flat spring steel bones fanned for the front panel and 2 1/4″ flat spring steel bones per tab
Piecing: Five panels total – one front panel, two side panels, and two back panels
Edging: Leather, hand stitched
Busk Pocket: Dupioni silk lined with hemp/linen canvas
Busk: Oak, 2″x12″, hand made

These stays are constructed using modern materials and techniques to provide a beautiful foundation garment for modern reenactment.

 

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