Bustle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-25654

Description

Bustle made of half-circles of iron wire covered w/ cloth tape and sewn to 5 cotton tapes. Over hips half-circles at 3/4" intervals, below at 1 3/4" intervals. Bustle held at waist w/ white cotton tape and steel buckle. Two front panels of white cotton. Three lowest half circles 3/16" iron strap, also cloth covered.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bustles
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
Iron
Cotton
BUSTLE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

28 (H), 24 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4533