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PETTICOAT

Description

Cream satin damask w/ pattern of stylized leaves & berries; tunnel waistband w/ cream silk tape ties fastening in back; cream taffeta flounce w/ ruffled hem attached below knee. Overlaid w/ 2 layers of tulle flounces w/ satin bound dotted ruffled hems; top flounce dotted all over & has lace header & vertical inserts & applied satin swags & rosettes; 2 silk tape loops inside waist.

Details

Maker
Au Bon Marche (Maker)
Date
ca. 1900
Inscriptions
Woven label at waist: ""AU BON MARCHE' Paris/ 2.5. 600513 (#'s written in ink)/ TAILLE""
Location of origin
France; Paris, France
Material
appliqué (technique)
damask
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Appliqued
appliqué (technique)
Berry
berry
Damask
damask
foliation (pattern)
Lace
lace (needlework)
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
Rosette
rosette (motif)
satin
Satin
Silk
silk (textile)
Swag
swags
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
weaving
Women's clothing
Woven
Accession Number
1992.54
GUSN
13244

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