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ID: 300210582
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300210582

 

Record Type: concept
corsets (<underwear and accessories for shaping and supporting>, underwear, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Smoothly fitted undergarments extending from or below the bust down to the waist or below, stiffened by strips of steel or whalebone, or with casing for a busk, sometimes limbered by elastic goring, sometimes tightened by lacing, and fastened by hooks. It is usually worn by women for support and molding of the figure including the ribcage and possibly the hips.
 
Terms:
corsets (preferred,C,U,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
corsets (French-P,D,U,PN)
corset (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
corset (French,AD,U,SN)
corset (Dutch,UF,U,U)
corps (corsets) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
korsetten (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
korset (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
corsetten (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
Korsetts (C,U,German,D,PN)
Korsett (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
corsés (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
corsé (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of clothing
................ clothing (G)
Hierarchy of underwear
.................... underwear (G)
Hierarchy of <underwear and accessories for shaping and supporting>
........................ <underwear and accessories for shaping and supporting> (G)
Hierarchy of corsets
............................ corsets (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Zeer nauw sluitende onderkleding die loopt van bij, of onder de buste tot aan de taille of lager; verstevigd met metalen of baleinen strips, of met ruimte voor een houten latje (busk heeft geen Nederlands equivalent) middenvoor, soms soepeler gemaakt met elastische geren en soms aan te trekken met veters en te sluiten met haakjes; gedragen door vrouwen ter ondersteuning en vorming van het figuur. 
German ..... Geschmeidig anliegende Unterwäsche, die von oder unter der Brust bis zur Taille oder darunter reicht und die mit Streifen aus Stahl oder Fischbein versteift ist oder eine Versteifung für die Vorderschließe besitzt; manchmal durch elastische Einsätze gelockert, manchmal durch Schnürung gefestigt und mit Haken befestigt. Wird in der Regel von Frauen zur Unterstützung und zum Formen der Figur einschließlich des Brustkorbs und eventuell der Hüften getragen. 
Spanish ..... Prenda interior suavamente ajustada que se extiende desde o debajo del busto hasta la cintura o bajo ella, estirada mediante cintas de acero o ballenas, o con una envoltura para un borceguí; a veces hecha flexible mediante una pieza trinagular elástica, a veces apretada mediante lazadas y abrochada mediante ganchos. Es llevada por las mujeres para sostener y moldear la figura, incluyendo caja torácica y posiblemente las caderas. 

Related concepts:
conjuncted with ....  corset laces
............................  (<temporary alphabetical list: worn costume accessories>, worn costume accessories, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300422414]
contextualized in ....  corselets (underwear)
................................  (<underwear and accessories for shaping and supporting>, underwear, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300210545]
provide context ....  bust forms
............................  (<underwear and accessories for shaping and supporting>, underwear, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300217674]

Sources and Contributors:
corps (corsets)............  [VP]
.............................  Ewing, Dress and Undress (1978) 48; corps
corsé............  [CDBP-SNPC, VP]
..............  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:782
..............  O'Hara, Enciclopedia de la Moda (1989) 82
..............  TAA database (2000-)
corsés............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP]
.................  TAA database (2000-)
corset............  [AASLH Preferred, CHIN / RCIP, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  CHIN database (1988-)
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/2643; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 2643
.................  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
.................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
corsets............  [CHIN / RCIP Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-)
.................  CHIN database (1988-)
.................  Ewing, Dress and Undress (1978) 47
.................  Freshman, LACMA, Elegant Art (1983) GLOS
.................  Kidwella and Steele, Men and Women (1989) 128
.................  Livandi, Thesaurus of Clothing and Textile Terms, Personal Artifacts (1990) corsets (below waist); corsets (above and below waist)
.................  National Museum of American History, Dictionary of Costume (n.d.)
.................  Picken, Fashion Dictionary (1957) 83
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
.................  V&A personal artifacts terminology (1991)
.................  Waffen- und Kostümkunde (1897-) illustration, Vol. 2, "Vocabulary of Basic Terms for Cataloguing Costume" - ICOM International Committee.
.................  Waugh, Corsets and Crinolines (1954) illustration
.................  Webster's Third New International Dictionary (1961)
corsetten............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
korset............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Korsett............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/713128/revisions/1226553/view
.................  GND - Gemeinsame Normdatei http://d-nb.info/gnd/4165357-9
.................  Hofer, Illustriertes Textil- und Mode-Lexikon (1976) 208
.................  OBG - Landesstelle für die nichtstaatlichen Museen in Bayern, Oberbegriffsdatei (2012) IRI: 00002146
.................  Ohrendorf, Taschenlexikon der Mode-Begriffe (2004) 16
korsetten............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
Korsetts............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/713128/revisions/1226553/view
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  CHIN database (1988-)
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/2643; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
............  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
............  Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
............  Waugh, Corsets and Crinolines (1954) whaleboned bodies
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... National Museum of American History, Dictionary of Costume (n.d.)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale Engels-Nederlands (1989)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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