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PETTICOAT

Description

Black silk w/ bands of black satin stripes (stripes vary in width); quilted w/ vertical bands from waist to knee where meet horizontal bands. Hem is quilted w/ diamond pattern; black & white plaid silk lining; box pleats all around waist; one brown button at center back; plaid also has ikat stripes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1865
Material
ikat
machine-made
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Hand Stitched
ikat
Ikat
machine-made
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
Plaid
plaids
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1990.375
Credit Line
Gift of Richard Thornton Fisher, Anne Fisher Tatlock, Faith Fisher Forbes, Charles Paine Fisher and John Bryant Fisher
GUSN
13237

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