Victorian & Edwardian Lingerie

Chemises & Slips

Over her drawers, she would slip on a chemise which is a long sleeveless gown. The chemise and protected the skin from the corset, and vice versa.

In the 1920s and 30s, cotton chemises gave way to silk and rayon slips. These were most often cut on the bias, giving them that unmistakable slinky look.

Chemises & Slips

Cotton Chemise

1910 Cotton Chemise

Cotton Chemise

1915 Cotton Chemise

1920 Cotton Chemise

1920 Cotton Chemise

1930 Silk bias slip

1930s Peach Slip

Silk with bias cut

1930 Cream Silk bias slip

1930s Cream Slip

Silk with bias cut

1930 Silk bias slip with lace

1930s Peach Silk Bias Slip

With Lace

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