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Hoops

Description

Hoop skirt, possibly for a child. Made of 10 graduated cloth-bound iron wires suspended by 7 white cotton tapes riveted to hoops w/ steel. Top 3 hoops open and bound w/ leather. Held at waist w/ cotton tape and steel buckle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1890
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
leather
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
hoops (shaping garments)
Iron
iron (metal)
Leather
leather
SKIRT, HOOP
skirts (garments)
Dimensions
17 (H), 20.5 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4535
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
25656

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