Requires Photography

Bustle

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

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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