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Bustle underskirt

Description

Hoop skirt w/ front waistband closure and cotton fabric on front sides--wires in back create bustle shape. Ruffles around base. 3 brass buckles around center of back (to raise).

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1870
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
wire
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
BUSTLE
bustles
Cotton
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
wire
Wire
Accession Number
1998.2025
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
17891

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