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The Charlotte Stays - 1830's DAR Reproduction

$ 870.00
The Charlotte Stays are based directly on an extant pair held in the collection of the Daughter's of the American Revolution (DAR) in Washington, DC. Their stays date to the mid-1830's, and were likely worn as bridal stays according to family provenance. This style would work for late 1820's to early 1840's. We have closely copied the cording details, embroidery, and softness of the original pair. 

These stays are lighter than the other 1830's style in the Atelier line. They are made without coutil, instead utilizing a soft twill and drab cotton sateen, as per the originals. The entire body of the stays is cut on the bias, making for a very soft, comfortable fit. Cording and synthetic whalebone provide structure and support.

Made to your measurements. mockup is included with all Atelier orders for a fully bespoke experience.

Due to the varying availability of materials, some minor details may change such as exact lace/trims etc. We can customize most details, colors, materials, etc.
  • Custom-dyed cotton sateen fashion fabric
  • Twill lining
  • Synthetic Whalebone in 4mm & 6mm widths
  • Curved wooden busk
  • Contrast machine embroidery and stitching in heavy thread 
  • Alterable strap length
  • Scallop cording details
  • Antique brass grommets
  • Machine sewn
Atelier pricing includes all details as photographed as well as mockup. Please contact us for plus sizing, custom colors, fabrics, or other design changes. Let us make you something amazing.

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All Redthreaded corsets are handmade by us in our Colorado studio. Please see our other listings for custom sizing, corsetry for other historical periods, avant garde corsets, and other costume pieces. 




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    Photo credit: Merritt Portrait Studio 
    Accessories kindly provided by: American Duchess, Anachronism in Action, Dames a la Mode, & The Whip Stitch

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