Marked: "Thompson Crinoline, Patented
Nov. 19, 1867
. A cage crinoline, made up of 20 graduated hoops covered in cotton fabric. The whole crinoline
itself, being made out of a thin cotton netting.
Typical late 1860's in shape
, with a flat front and all the focus being on the back
, foreshadowing the bustle of the 1870's. approx. 110" wide. Waist
measures 22"- 30".
(Formerly L. Hidic)