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Only read this for the first time a few years ago, and was mesmerised by both the story and the social history.
Crinoline dress in movies- Crinoline actually comes from the invention of the crinoline cage, which was the hoop skirt. This picture comes from the movie, "Gone With the Wind"
Gone with the Wind - Victor Fleming 1939 - DVD04672 -- "Adapted from Margaret Mitchell's novel. Focuses on the life and loves of the beautiful and selfish Scarlett O'Hara. The story begins on the O'Haras' Georgia plantation of Tara in antebellum days and moves through the Civil War and Reconstruction."