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Hoops | American | early '60 - The Met

Hoops early The Metropolitan Museum of Art Here you can see the oval shape of the lower hoops and how the long trains of the hoop gowns of the gave rise to the bustle of the and

LACMA Womans Cage Crinoline England, circa 1865 Costumes; underwear (lower body) Cotton-braid-covered steel, cotton twill and plain-weave double-cloth tape, cane, and metal Center back length: 36 1/2 in. (92.71 cm); Diameter: 38 1/2 in. (97.79 cm)

"Cage Crinoline," 1865 - The Crinolines began to flatten in front and extend in the back by the late

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Crinoline (undergarment – hoop skirt): This stiff fabric was used to give support and a nice shape for dresses.

Crinoline Date: 1869 Culture: British Medium: metal, cotton Dimensions: Length at CF: 29 1/2 in. (74.9 cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 1984 Accession Number: 1984.10.3 This artwork is not on display

Crinoline Date: 1869 Culture: British Medium: metal, cotton Dimensions: Length at CF: 29 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 1984 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display

Cage crinoline, Costume Institute    Medium: linen, metal  Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Brooklyn Museum Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY    American    1875

Cage crinoline, Costume Institute Medium: linen, metal Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Brooklyn Museum Collection Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY American 1875

Cage Crinoline

Cage Crinoline

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1868-70 met muse Cage crinoline

Cage crinoline: This is something that was new and improved in this era. They were made out of whalebone and steel. They were much easier to take on and off.

This was made in the 1870s. It is a bustle, which was used as an undergarment in order to create back fullness.

Bustle Date: Culture: American Medium: [no medium available] Dimensions: Width at Bottom: 60 in. cm) Credit Line: Gift of Estate of Mary Le Boutillier, 1945 Accession Number:

Ca.1858. Short cage crinoline; almost certainly for a child, as it is much too small for the mannequin. Labeled "Misses Woven Skirt, [illegible], No.7." Manufactured by J.W. Bradley, based on similarly marked example. Met Museum. [jrb]

almost certainly for a child, as it is much too small for the mannequin. Labeled "Misses Woven Skirt, [illegible], Manufactured by J. Bradley, based on similarly marked example.

By the 1860s, crinolines had gotten as big as they could go. The shape evolved into the crinolette (two seen here), which had a flat front and hoops only in the back. This style quickly developed into the bustle.

The shape evolved into the crinolette (two seen here), which had a flat front and hoops only in the back. This style quickly developed into the bustle.

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