The French designer presented a hoop-skirt gown that was turned up to reveal four little girls crouching underneath.
It was the days of the hoop-skirt and she just about filled the door, so that nobody might see past her.
In 1860-65, the hoop-skirt held sway, and the wasp waist was typical of beauty.
One stands up to allow a lemonade-seller to pass; she wears a hoop-skirt twelve feet in circumference.
In one tent was a side-saddle, a neat pair of gaiters, and a hoop-skirt.
In one of her trunks, broken open by pilferers of the attacking party, a hoop-skirt was found.
A soldier had chanced upon a hoop-skirt, and arrayed in it he was performing a dance amid the applause of his companions.
I see a pitcher iv wan th' other day with nawthin' on her but a basket of cocoanuts an' a hoop-skirt.
You will observe that under the head of crinoline and hoop-skirt periods, there are a variety of outlines, markedly different.
My hoop-skirt caught on one of the posts, and I fell sprawling into the yard.