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Fashion Silhouette Petticoat
Petticoats worn by women during the regency era had evolved from the elaborately decorated underskirts of the eighteenth century. Known as jupes, these early petticoats were worn under open-fronted skirts and were often made from materials as richly decorated and sumptuous as the outer skirt. They were also donned for warmth. For that purpose, the garment would be made of plainer more insulating cloth, such as linen, cambric, flannel, wool, or quilted cotton. Whalebone helped to stiffen the undergarment, and shape the outer skirt.
By the end of the 18th-century, dresses began to be inspired by classical statuary and the natural female…
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