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The Dictionary of Fashion History

Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington and P. E. Cunnington


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  • Cage-Américaine

Cage-Américaine

Dictionary entry

Page: 36

(F)

Period: 1862–1869.

A cage petticoat of which only the lower half was covered with fabric, the upper half being in skeleton form to reduce the weight.