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Hoops

Description

Hoop skirt of cotton-bound graduated iron wire hoops. Lowest hoop 3/16" wide iron strap. Hoops set at 1 1/4" interval held by brass rivets to 9 white cotton tapes. Held to waist w/ white cotton tape and white metal (?) buckle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
white metal
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Brass
brass (alloy)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
hoops (shaping garments)
Iron
iron (metal)
SKIRT, HOOP
skirts (garments)
Unidentified Metal
white metal
Dimensions
35 (H), 42 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4532
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
25653

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