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1867 Cage Crinoline

1867 Cage Crinoline
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)