Bustle underskirt

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-17891

Description

Hoop skirt w/ front waistband closure and cotton fabric on front sides--wires in back create bustle shape. Ruffles around base. 3 brass buckles around center of back (to raise).

Details

Descriptive Terms

bustles
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
wire
Cotton
Brass
Wire
Machine Sewn
BUSTLE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.2025