ca. 1887 French Langtry bustle (Les Arts Decoratifs - Paris France)


The Langtry bustle, named after actress Lillie Langtry, was described by James Laver ,  "There was also the 'Langtry' bustle, an arrangement of metal bands working on a pivot. It could be raised when sitting down and sprang back automatically into place when the lady rose to her feet!" This bustle from around 1887 was tied to the corset by just a single narrow belt.

Keywords:  1887, French, bustle

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