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Bustle

Description

Woman's hooped bustle or crinolette, in cotton with a narrow black and white stripe, fastening at centre front waist with front panel cut away towards back, centre back with internal metal hoops forming a tube, adjusted by internal lacing and ties: British, c. 1870

Museum reference

H.TVC 12

Collection

Fashion and Textiles

Object name

Bustle, Crinolette

Production information

Unknown, Maker
Britain, EUROPE

Date

1867 - 1875

Materials

Cotton, Metal

Physical description

Woman's hooped bustle or crinolette, in cotton with a narrow black and white stripe, fastening at centre front waist with front panel cut away towards back, centre back with internal metal hoops forming a tube, adjusted by internal lacing and ties: British, c. 1870

Exhibitions

  • Fashion and Style (08 Jul 2016)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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