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Bustle

Bustle made of natural cotton twill and steel bands with cording and twill tape front tie closures.

Provenance

September, 1975, inherited by the donor; gift to the MFA, September 17, 2008

Credit Line

Gift of Francisca Smith Clark

American, 1870s

Dimensions

Center back: 86.4 cm (34 in.)

Accession Number

APP.2008.59

Medium or Technique

Cotton twill, cotton cording, and steel wires

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes