A Victorian Woman’s Layers

If you’ve ever wondered what women in the 19th century wore underneath their dresses, this video should illuminate you. Watch the layers get removed in the video from 1897.

Assisted by a maid, first comes off the dress and then a petticoat. She takes off a pair of drawers, followed by her corset to reveal a chemise. Her stockings come off. And then lastly the chemise.