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The Grecian bend

The Grecian bend

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Published by Grecian Bend Publishng in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWright American fiction -- v. 2 (1851-1857), no. 802
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination22 p.
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15169502M

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  Named after the bent-over silhouette women affected when wearing the bustle (which posture was apparently thought to resemble the figures on a Grecian vase), the “Grecian bend” inspired hilarity in lithographs, sheet music, magazines, and pamphlets. “ “The Grecian Bend. What It Is.” N-YHS General Collections.   A deliciously obvious phenomenon was fashion’s “Grecian Bend” of , itself a caricature with its forward-hunching posture (paraphrasing that of a tyrannosaurus) caused while attempting to counter-balance the backward thrust of an outrageously pronounced bustle and weighty mounded coiffure – made all-the-more comical while tottering along on the day’s tiny high-heeled .

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