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Bustle Pad/ "Bum Roll"

Description

White window pane cotton pad stuffed w/ horsehair; white window pane ruffle all around; used in 17th c.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
horsehair
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
BUSTLE
bustles
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Fancy Dress
fancy dress
Hand Stitched
horsehair
Horsehair
Seventeenth Century
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7184
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13607

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