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

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4533