Hoops

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1890

GUSN

GUSN-25659

Description

Hoop skirt constructed of 7 white cotton tapes sewn to waistband w/ iron buckle. Graduating iron wire hoops attached to cotton tapes, first 4 at 2 1/2" interval, lower at 5/8" interval. Lowest hoop 1/4" iron strap. First hoop 19" from waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Stamped in red ink at waist: ""25(?)-32-36""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Dimensions

23.5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.4538