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"Not your everyday black corset" by Morúa Designs

I have recently finished this elaborate longline overbust corset in a range of shades of black.

The front, back and sides are duchess satin. The side, back and side front are an amazing cotton gauze with a pattern embroidered on it with a clear thread. The side gores are made from hand pleated silk taffeta, as is the bow. The pleated trim is about a 100 years old, it came from an amazing Victorian mourning skirt. The darkest shade of black is the velvet used for the pipping and binding.

I shot these photos on the most amazing model! You may have heard of her name is doc__holliday ;p

The corset is a sample size, so it doesn't fit her perfectly but it still looks amazing on her.

Close Up of pleating

The inside cotton lining and modesty panel.

And the best part is that it is for sale!

Closed Measurements – measured on the inside of the corset. Corset is designed to be worn with a gap of about 2 inches.

Waist: 22"

Hip at 5" below waist: 34”

Bust at 6" above the waist: 30.50"

Under-bust/ ribs at 3" above waist: 24"

Length at CF: 14"

I'd like £250.00 for this sample but I might be willing to negotiate. I can also make a custom version of it, just contact me for a quote.

Shipping costs are as follows. UK: £7.00 EU: £10.00 Elsewhere: £15.00

This corset is made from an original pattern and is strong and very well constructed. It is backed with coutil and corset with reinforced seams, waist tape and a steel busk. It has 24 steel bones; a combination of spring and spiral steel. Like all my corsets it has a large number of small two part eyelets closely spaced to evenly distribute the pressure along the centre back. They are even more closely spaced at the waist as that is the part of the corset that takes the most pressure. An under-busk modesty panel assures that skin isn't pinched when or revealed when wearing the corset. This corset is suitable for tight-lacing. It comes with a boned back modesty panel. It also has 6 garter tabs. Garters can be purchased separately.
Tags: maker: morua designs, photos, sale
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