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1858 Round Cage Crinoline

1858 Round Cage Crinoline

Our price: $7.00

The Round cage crinoline was the main support foundation for the period of 1855-1862. Called a "cage" because of the cage-like appearance created by the hoop wires and vertical support tapes, this type of crinoline offers maximum support capabilities for a perfect shape, combined with flexibility for comfortable wear.

Our crinoline is 126" in circumference at the hem, 36" in length to hem level, and has 10 hoop wires to support the weight of heavy skirts. A "bag" at the hem keeps the wearer from stepping through the hoops.

Sizing and Yardage Information:

This crinoline can be made in three sizes; Medium, Large, and X-Large .

up to 29" waist,
and 41" hip


30-36" waist,
42-48" hip

over 36" waist,
and 48" hip
Fabric: 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards 1 3/4 yards Use Broadcloth, muslin, calico, Etc.
Grosgrain Ribbon: 12 3/4 yards 12 3/4 yards 12 3/4 yards Use 7/8" wide ribbon.
Bone Casing: 13 1/2 yards 14 yards 14 1/2 yards Use 3/4" wide bone casing or other tubular casing.
Hoop Wire: 27 1/2 yards 28 yards 28 1/2 yards Use 1/2" wide, plastic coated hoop wire.
Belting: 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards 1 1/2 yards Use 3/4" wide, thin webbed belting.

Notions: one buckle, 3/4" wide, must fit belting and hold firm. Four (4) 1/2" U-tips to cover ends of hoop wire.

Click here for free Diagram and Instructions for the petticoat shown above