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Ca.1860 crinoline, American. L32". Met Museum. [jrb]

This petticoat is made from metal wire and cotton tape. It would have been covered with an additional fabric petticoat to protect the dress worn over it. The hooping of cage crinolines could be made of whalebone, cane, or steel

A Sleeve Crinoline from June 1861 Der Bazar  I would guess it is wire and tape rather than cane or whalebone

A Sleeve Crinoline from June 1861 Der Bazar I would guess it is wire and tape rather than cane or whalebone - Okay, this is more mid-victorian, but really.

Crinoline | American or European | The Met

Crinoline | American or European | The Met

Date Made: 1825-35  Description:  Dress, cotton with woven stripes. Dress fitted but not boned, full length. Bodice opens center back from neckline to hip level; closes with 9 flat brass hooks and eyes.

Date Made: Description: Dress, cotton with woven stripes. Dress fitted but not boned, full length. Bodice opens centre back from neckline to hip level; closes with 9 flat brass hooks and eyes.

The Sunflower's Scribbles: Women's Fashion, 1790s-1800s

Gown - (Fashion Museum, Bath) A couple of alterations and minus the feather turban, I would so wear this now!

Apricot Wool Day Dress, 1860s.

Apricot Wool Day Dress, lightweight wool & cotton woven w/ cream pinstripe & tiny vertical black dashes, black v.

A brocaded silk open robe and petticoat, 1760s of dark cinnamon silk brocaded with trails of ivory blooms, with original braid trimmed engageants, 1880s added gold satin trimming; with a quilted pale blue silk petticoat

Brocaded silk open robe and petticoat, of dark cinnamon silk brocaded with trails of ivory blooms, with original braid trimmed engageants, added gold satin trimming; with a quilted pale blue silk petticoat

I find this sexy; I want to wear it --> Rosa Alba 1880

possibly France - Corset - Red wool, silk, steel and whalebone & America - Cotton combination & America - Bustle - Wire mesh and cotton twill tape

Another view of the Purple bustle worn in the 1870s. Circa 1872-75 at the LA County Museum of Art.

hoepelrok met torture - Purple bustle worn in the via the LA County Museum of Art.

Wedding dress Date: 1858–59 Culture: American Medium: silk

Wedding dress Date: Culture: American Medium: silk Dimensions: Length at CB: 13 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Miss Frances Williams, 1957 Accession Number:

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