Hoops

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-25658

Description

Hoop skirt made of 5 brown and white cloth tapes sewn to white tape waistband fastened w/ steel buckle. At 19" from waistband are 14 iron wire (lowest one an iron strap) hoops bound w/ tape. These are attached to the tapes at 5/8" intervals.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

24 (H), 21 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4537