Hoops

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-25653

Description

Hoop skirt of cotton-bound graduated iron wire hoops. Lowest hoop 3/16" wide iron strap. Hoops set at 1 1/4" interval held by brass rivets to 9 white cotton tapes. Held to waist w/ white cotton tape and white metal (?) buckle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

skirts (garments)
hoops (shaping garments)
brass (alloy)
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
white metal
Iron
Brass
Cotton
Unidentified Metal
SKIRT, HOOP

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

35 (H), 42 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4532