Skirt lifter

Suspended from the waist, the skirt lifter was used to lift the hem of a dress or skirt from the dirt of the street.  The hem was locked between two discs and a pull on the attached cord lifted the hem free of the ground.
Object no :
SRAC058a, SRAC058b
Creator :
Place of Production :
Walton & Shaw
Dimensions :
L:120mm; W:30mm
Materials :
silver plate, cord
Location :
Related site :
Accession number :
WIWMS 1987.132/1954.16
Copyright :
Dumfries & Galloway Council
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