Posted: March 13, 2015
Some historical examples of clothing that restricts body movements. First two images show an x-ray and skeleton of bound feet caused by the Chinese foot binding custom. The third is an x-ray image of a woman wearing corsets by French doctor Ludovic O’Followell to show the damaging impact of corsets on women’s health. Images from this amazing resource: Public Domain Review. The last image is a strait jacket invented to restrain the movements of asylum patients.