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Bustle constructed of white cotton covered half-circles of iron wire set at 1 1/2" interval. Over hips and backside wires interwoven at 7/8" interval. Back part of bustle (hanging against legs) made of white cotton cloth laced at top and tied w/ tabs at bottom. Held to waist w/ white cotton waistband and steel buckle. Two cotton panels sewn to waist band.
Pencil on rear cotton panel along eyelets: [Black letters?? illegible]
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),
32 (H), 17 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker