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Bustle

Description

White cotton; knee length; gathered all around to self waistband; 5 buttons down center front; 15 buttons around body, 2/3 down from waist, backed inside with twill tape; twill tape lattice down center back to support bustle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1880
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
bustles
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
PETTICOAT
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.7228
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
867

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