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Bustle

Description

Bustle made of half-circles of iron wire covered w/ cloth tape and sewn to 5 cotton tapes. Over hips half-circles at 3/4" intervals, below at 1 3/4" intervals. Bustle held at waist w/ white cotton tape and steel buckle. Two front panels of white cotton. Three lowest half circles 3/16" iron strap, also cloth covered.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
BUSTLE
bustles
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Iron
iron (metal)
Dimensions
28 (H), 24 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4533
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
25654

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