The Met's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History presents interrelated thematic essays on the history of costume, with numerous illustrations, bibliographic citations, and links to exhibitions, including those of the Costume Institute.
Corset, 1891 Maison Léoty
(French, late 19th century)
Ankle-strap sandal, 1938
Designed by Salvatore Ferragamo
Leather, cork, metal