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bustle 1947.3722

Object Name: bustle

Date: 1880-1890

Accession Number: 1947.3722
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wire
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Wire and cotton tape; two curved hollow rolls formed of woven wire, connected by steel each side, and connected by tape to tape waistband; waistband and second strap below, fastening with metal buckle; waistband stamped "THE AMERICAN BRAIDED WIRE 80s[?] HEALTH DRESS IMPROVER PATENTED".

Dimensions

Type: Length (centre back)
Height: 22.5 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Width
Height:
Width: 30
Depth: