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 corset is a bespoke custom commissioned Victorian overbust corset. It is made with gore piecing, a white cotton cover, contrast black quilting and flossing, black lace edging, a lacing panel, and split metal busk.
White and Black Victorian Overbust
Two layers of corset coutil
White 100% cotton broadcloth
Machine-quilted panels of sandwiched horsehair, flannel, coutil, and broadcloth
Hand-flossed with 100% cotton embroidery floss
Black lace on top and bottom edges
1/4" flat spring steel bones
Panels and gores
18" metal straight busk