Corset fitting in the retail store

Cover Cover Flap of cover Corset saleswoman Frontispiece Title page iv Preface   Acknowledgments   Contents   Illustrations   Glossary   Responsibilities and rewards   Corsets have a long history   Service in the modern store   Anatomy for the corsetiere   The basic figure types   The approach to fitting and how to measure   The lacing corset   Fitting the hookside belt and corselette   Elasticized Corsetry   Busk front and inner belt corsets   The importance of brassieres   Fitting the very large woman   Teen-age and junior figures   Surgical corsetry   Maternity corsets and brassieres   Corset materials   Corsets in the wash-tub   Keeping records, keeping stock, and building good will in the store   Summary   Index