"""""Extant dress, in which only the front bodice and skirt is preserved, from mid or late (Palazzo Reale, Pisa).""""" ----technically Italian, but shares shape and function of northern petticoat bodies.
While most corsets - also called stays - were worn underneath dresses, this particular one was part of a funeral dress and worn overtop. Click-through link also displays the full dress. Funeral dress of Eleonora of Toledo, Florence, Galleria del Costume.