Happy New Year! My first post of 2020 is to announce that I have recently started a new instagram account for this blog.
It will feature some of the images that long-term followers of the blog may have seen already, as well as some new images and instagram stories of my various research projects behind the scenes. Basically, day to day things that are much easier to show in visual form than to blog about.
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My first post calls for a picture of the first known pair of bodies (aka the oldest surviving corset) ever. This pair belonged to Pfalzgräfin Dorothea Sabina von Neuburg and clothed her corpse when she was buried in 1598. #bodies #stays #corset #fashionhistory #corsethistory #earlymodern #museum #16thcentury
At the moment I am also putting the finishing touches on a new blog post that details the step-by-step process of reconstructing the seventeenth-century Sittingbourne bodies featured in the new Patterns of Fashion 5. So keep an eye out for that!