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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4537