Crinoline: second half of the 1860's, cotton with nineteen steel-wire hoops. "...With the appearance of the cage crinoline, which was easy to put on and take off, the skirt continued to expand, and reached its maximum size in the mid 1860s. The cage crinoline grew out of proportion, and it was troublesome just to walk or pass through a door; this made everyday life difficult, and criticism of the crinoline grew in response..."
Woman's Cage Crinolette Petticoat England, 1872-1875 Cotton and wool twill with steel (M.2007.211.387) | LACMA Collections
tunique travail manuel
Cage crinoline National Trust Inventory Number 1350050 Category: Costume Date 1860 - 1870 Materials Cotton, Steel, Wool Cage crinoline - Made from red webbing and cotton tabby and 26 sprung steel hoops held in position with 9 strips of webbing. It is marked Thomson Prize Model Skirt.....Royal Letters Patent on waistband. (female) (foundation garments) Collection: Snowshill Wade Costume Collection, Gloucestershire (UK)