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Corsets

Selected pieces from the belle époque and beyond
Exhibitions
Numerous myths surround the corset. For more than four centuries, it was considered a means of representing feminine beauty and seduction. Never before has a garment aroused so much longing, rumor and fantasy, inspiring so many artists.

The exhibition will feature some 60 corsets dating from 1770 to 1920, including unique, tailor-made and exclusive silk satin designs in bold colors with beautiful embroidery. These corsets of the Nuits de Satin collection from Paris are almost all unworn and new and give a realistic insight into how splendid and elaborate these garments were.

Corsets had different shapes, styles and dimensions, depending on the trends and creative abilities of designers and corset makers. But the corset always remained the key underwear of the 19th century. The wasp waist
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