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Bustle

1998.2021 (RS24363)

Description

Linen covered wire bustle w/ 5 coiled pieces joined. Cottom waistband w/ buckle for closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Inscriptions
Stamped on waistband: ""Beach""
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
wire
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
BUSTLE
bustles
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Linen
linen (material)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
wire
Wire
Dimensions
13 x 6 x 10 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.2021
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17887

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