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PETTICOAT

Description

White linen; hip yoke w/ drawstring in back; 3 mother-of-pearl buttons in yoke at left and one in placket. Puffed hem trimmed w/ eyelet; over ruffle at knee w/ eyelet ruffle hem; buttonhole in center front of yoke. 2 button & tape loops inside yoke below drawstring; tape ties center back of body.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1875-1890
Inscriptions
Embroidered in red inside yoke in back: ""OS(5?)""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
eyelets (components)
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
textiles
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Eyelet
eyelets (components)
Hand Stitched
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
stitching
textiles
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5645
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13075

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