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The Dictionary of Fashion History

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


Table of contents

  • Cage Empire

Cage Empire

Dictionary entry

Page: 36

(F)

Period: 1861–1869.

A cage for wearing under a ball-dress; the cage slightly trained and composed of 30 steel hoops increasing in width downwards.