1860's steel-wire hoop-cage/crinoline with 20 fabric-covered hoops, seven riveted linen tapes, a linen waistband and a patent-dated 1866 buckle, measures 27-inches at the waist, 34-inches long and 88-inches in circumference at the bottom hoop.
If anyone has any info on this CDV, please comment on this pin. I'd love to research her. My beginning searches turned up Rochester, VT as the location of the original CDV. Thanks! -- S.G. ..... CIVIL WAR ERA 1860'S Fashion Photo