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Fashions of the Crinoline Era, 1840 - 1865

Fashions of the Crinoline Era, 1840 - 1865

Mint Museum RANDOLPH May 24 2003-Sep 13 2004   /  A display of eight mid-19th century crinoline fashions featuring wide hoops.

Exhibition Highlights

About The Exhibition

Eight mid-19th century

Eight mid-19th century crinoline fashions, featuring wide hoops made of whalebone or horizontal steel that allowed skirts to expand without having to wear multiple layers of petticoats, are on display from the museumís costume collection.