Report and vocabulary
Supporting women for six centuries.
These bras, discovered in a medieval castle in Austria, reveal that the undergarment may have been worn as far back as the 15th century.
Apart from the wear and tear, they look remarkably similar to their modern day versions.
They were spotted almost by accident when the floorboards of the castle were removed during renovation.
pieces of underwear used to support women's breasts
clothing people use underneath their outer layer
- wear and tear
damage caused by using something continuously
worthy of notice
seen or observed suddenly