A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; -- called also bishop, and tournure.
a framework or padding worn under a woman's skirt to puff out the back. The fashion was popular in the late 1800's and gave the wearer an exaggerated derriere.
This is a style of skirt with a gathering of fabric, ruffles or other design details that fill out the back
A pad of tulle, down, or other type of stuffing worn under a skirt, which is attached to the back below waist level and which serves as a base over which the skirtâ€™s material is pleated or looped.
Pad or frame worn at base of the back, used to drape the skirt over to distend skirts. Also known as dress improvers and often associated with the higher classes of the 17th and 18th centuries.
Very common in Victorian and Edwardian times, bustles are a pulling up and fastening of fabric at the back of a dress where the bodice meets the skirt. Many wedding gowns' trains may be bustled, pulled up, so they are out of the way at the reception. See also, French Bustle.
device worn by women to hold costume away from the body at back, made from various materials in different sizes and shapes.
a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt
Pad or frame worn below waist at the back to extend the skirt. Worn in the late 19th century.
Rigidly reduced hoops, meant only to support the behind of a skirt. Used between 1870 and 1890. Also known as cul de Paris or "Paris arse".
A popular skirt shape during the 1860s and 1870s. It was called dress improvers during its heydays. Technically, it is a pad which is worn under the skirt and served as a base for the skirt material to be pleated or looped.
A Padded frame used to bulk out the back of a ladies skirt. The bustle look replaced the Crinoline in the 1870's. In the 1880's a metal bustle was invented so that when the wearer sat down, the frame would bunch, and automatically spring back into shape when she stood up
Whalebone half cage that was worn under the skirt on the hips supporting the fullness of the back of the skirt during the 1870s.
A train is gathered and elegantly attached to the back of the dress to make it easier to walk or dance. Many brides a bustle for the reception.
Fabric gathered below the back waist of the gown, to ensure the back of the dress stays off the floor.
a pad or framework expanding and supporting the fullness of the back of a woman's skirt or dress
There are two types of bustles, one worn by women and found predominantly between the mid- to late 1800s, and a second type of bustle worn by Native American men as a part of the male dancer's regalia. A women's bustle is a type of framework used to expand the fullness or support the drapery of the back of a woman's dress. Bustles were worn under the skirt in the back, just below the waist, to keep the skirt from dragging.