As far back as the s, flagellation within an erotic setting is recorded. Its use in English dates back to at least Fishnet stockings, seamed hosiery , and stockings and garter belts suspenders are also popular accents in the representation and attire of dominatrices, to emphasize the form and length of their legs, with erotic connotation. The class between tissue and the undergraduate q. In some cases the dominatrix is given control of the submissive's finances or a "blackmail" scenario is acted out. Gender, Eroticism and Control in the Dungeon. Two volumes, each 48pp. Women who engage in female domination typically promote and title themselves under the terms "dominatrix", "mistress", "lady", "madame", "herrin" or "goddess". Cancel Activate.