Bustle Pad/ "Bum Roll"

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-13607

Description

White window pane cotton pad stuffed w/ horsehair; white window pane ruffle all around; used in 17th c.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bustles
cotton (textile)
stitching
horsehair
fancy dress
Women's clothing
Cotton
Horsehair
Hand Stitched
Fancy Dress
Seventeenth Century
BUSTLE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7184