Our reversible, partially boned stays are the type that were worn up until about 1630. They have vertical boning, a wide squared neckline, and are bound in light weight leather. Back laced Two layers of canvas; natural on one side and your choice of color on the other. You may add a 3rd and 4th layer of printed fabric to show on the outside (canvas layers with then not show). Order by actual bust measurement (NOT bra size) from 30 to 53 and cup letter. These are made for an average height woman but the length can be adjusted by the shoulder straps. The bottom center front can be made with a deep center front as show or a shallower center front. Upon receipt of your order we will contact you via email for colors, cup letter and other details.
Size S fits bust 30-34" and waist 22-25".
Size M fits buts 35-39" and waists 26.5-30.5".
Size L fits busts 41-45.5" and waists 32.5"-40.5"
Size XL fits busts 48-53" and waists 43-48"
Additional pictures show "Kitchen interior with the Rich Mand and Poor Lazarus" painted around 1620 by Pieter Cornelisz van Rijck. The third example is "Woman at her Toilet" dating from the early 1600's.
17th Century Style Stays Elizabethan through Pilgrim Era
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