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Layers of Underwear, 1880s: Achieving the Right Shape. Many layers were required to achieve the well-upholstered look of the Victorian lady. Washable cotton next to the skin protected finer outer fabrics. Corsets, hoops, and bustles along with layers of petticoats created the fashionable shape.

Natural form skirt supports, looks like transition period with a little bustle, but most emphasis on supporting the lower skirts/train.

Woman's Cage Crinolette Petticoat  England, 1872-1875  Wool plain weave, cotton plain weave, cotton-braid-covered steel, cotton twill tape, and wool-braid trim | LACMA Collections

England - Woman's Cage Crinolette Petticoat - Wool plain weave, cotton plain weave, cotton-braid-covered steel, cotton twill tape, and wool-braid trim

Woman's Cage Crinolette Petticoat England, 1872-1875 Cotton and wool twill with steel (M.2007.211.387) | LACMA Collections

Cage Crinolette The Los Angeles County Museum of ArtWoman's Cage Crinolette Petticoat England, Costumes; underwear (lower body) Cotton and wool twill with steel Center back length: 35 in. Diameter: 25 in.

Crinoline: 1869, British, metal/cotton.    Marking: [label] "Biering's Patent Dec. 7, 1869"

Crinoline Date: 1869 Culture: British Medium: metal, cotton Dimensions: Length at CF: 29 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Gifts from Various Donors, 1984 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display

Bustle Cage Crinoline   c.1862-1870  The Los Angeles County Museum of Art

England - Woman's Bustle Cage Crinoline - Wool twill, cotton plain weave with stamped grid pattern, cotton twill tape, cotton-braid-covered steel, and metal

Elliptical hoop from the the mid to late civil period of 1860's

Wedding dress ensemble with hoopskirt and corset, A three-piece wedding dress of blue watered silk and trimmed with lace. The corset is of white ribbed cotton and has a glazed finish.

Ladies bustle c.1875. LACMA

Woman's Bustle England, circa 1875 Cotton and horsehair plain weave with cotton-twill tape trim

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