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1865-1870 purple cotton crinoline (1961.8)

Object Name: crinoline

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1865-1867

Accession Number: 1961.8
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Purple twilled wool lined white figured cotton; straight waistband fastening with steel clasp at centre front, double drawstring at back; eight hoops cased in white tape printed with dark grey cone pattern stitched to outside; short pieces of this tape stitched diagonally at intervals between the two lowest hoops; gap at centre front above top hoop, 5 metal eyelet holes down each side of gap between two rows of printed tape; lower edge of waistband also trimmed with tape; hand sewn.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 87.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Circumference (hem)
Height:
Width: 195
Depth: