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Medieval "Lingerie" From 15th Century Austrian Castle Shocks Fashion Historians
Found hidden under the floorboards of Lengberg Castle in Austria’s East Tyrol, these centuries-old bras are redefining the history of fashion. While this model is a bit less ornate than the modern version, before discovering these 600-year-old brassieres we didn’t think that bras with clearly visible cups existed before the 19th century. Click ahead to learn more about underwear from the Middle Ages and how similar it is to what’s beneath our clothes today.
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