Horsehair Braid

Crinoline Skirt made of Horsehair

 

 

 

 

If you enjoy creating Bridal and Evening wear items Horsehair Braid is an essential item to have in your Sewing Room as it is used to support and give structure to the hems of such garments.

crinoline  is a stiffened or structured petticoat designed to hold out a woman’s skirt, popular at various times since the mid-19th century. Originally, crinoline described a stiff fabric made of horsehair and cotton or linen which was used to make underskirts and as a dress lining.

By the 1850s the term crinoline was more usually applied to the fashionable silhouette provided by horsehair petticoats.

 

 

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