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Hoops

1998.4537 (RS23025)

Description

Hoop skirt made of 5 brown and white cloth tapes sewn to white tape waistband fastened w/ steel buckle. At 19" from waistband are 14 iron wire (lowest one an iron strap) hoops bound w/ tape. These are attached to the tapes at 5/8" intervals.

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
Cotton
cotton (textile)
hoops (shaping garments)
Iron
iron (metal)
SKIRT, HOOP
skirts (garments)
Dimensions
24 (H), 21 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4537
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
25658

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