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Hobble Skirt

Evening gown, Joseph, New York, 1913. Royal purple panné silk with short-sleeved silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh. High jeweled midriff band with clear center and magenta paste butterfly. Hobble skirt layered over short train. Whitaker Auctions

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TRAINED VELVET BELLE EPOCH GOWN with JEWELED BODICE 1913. Divine! I adore the edge of the bodice and use of materials.

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It's refreshing to see garments from this era not completely embellished in satin, silk, embroidery, and ruffles all at once. | 1910 Tirelli ensemble.

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From the Steampunk Fashion Guide to Skirts & Dresses: Trumpet Skirts - an example of a woman wearing a Steampunk Trumpet Hobble Skirt

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In 1909, as the Edwardian era came to a close, a strange mode appeared in the form of the hobble skirt – a tubular affair, credited by some to Paul Poiret, though no one seems to have wanted to claim credit at the time! Via Glamour Daze.

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