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Petticoat

Description

Black ribbed taffeta; drawstring waist with twill tape ties; deep pleated ruffle over hem with double row of satin-edged chiffon ruffles; celluloid (?) bar below center back placket with interior ties for bustle.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1890
Material
celluloid (cellulosic)
chiffon
machine-made
reeding
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Celluloid
chiffon
Chiffon
Hand Stitched
machine-made
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
Possibly celluloid (cellulosic)
reeding
Ribbed
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Accession Number
1993.248
Credit Line
Gift of Weston Historical Society
GUSN
11843

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