Hoops

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-25656

Description

Hoop skirt, possibly for a child. Made of 10 graduated cloth-bound iron wires suspended by 7 white cotton tapes riveted to hoops w/ steel. Top 3 hoops open and bound w/ leather. Held at waist w/ cotton tape and steel buckle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

skirts (garments)
hoops (shaping garments)
cotton (textile)
iron (metal)
leather
Iron
Cotton
Leather
SKIRT, HOOP

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

17 (H), 20.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4535