Bustle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1880

GUSN

GUSN-867

Description

White cotton; knee length; gathered all around to self waistband; 5 buttons down center front; 15 buttons around body, 2/3 down from waist, backed inside with twill tape; twill tape lattice down center back to support bustle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bustles
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
PETTICOAT

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.7228