Antique Lobster Tail Crinoline Cage American C19th
A lobster tail crinoline dating from the second half of the 19th century. This cage came from a collection of crinolines originating from America.
Constructed from cotton tape covered metal hoops which are in turn fixed to vertical cotton tapes. Upper portion has half hoops to accentuate desired bustle silhouette. Fastens at waist with an adjustable cotton tape waistband with a steel buckle.
In good antique condition with some minor age discolouration to tapes.
Largest hoop: 47cm
smallest hoop: 35cm