TRUE STORY: We’d make the strongest starch possible, (also could add SUGAR) to make them really stiff to wear under those full skirts. Also wore SEVERAL at the same time. Can you imagine what torture that was in HOT, HUMID, HOUSTON? (Which is in TEXAS)….. I remember refusing to go to church one Sunday, because my “can can” didn’t get dry (and stiff) during rainy weather and without my “can can’s”, I looked like a “stick!!
Can Can Crinoline Slip
Can Can Crinoline Slip (saved image)