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New York debutante Mary Phelps-Jacobs first patented the uplifting invention, freeing women from the stifling bust bodice.
silk 1890s corset " Certainly the development of the bra through the 20th century shows how movement an mobility became increasingly more important from lace and satin bust bodices from 1910 to modern bras, girdles and shapewear.