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Petticoat

2006.44.1260 (RS11929)

Description

White cotton petticoat with drawstring waist. The bottom of the petticoat is double tiered. The top layer is embroidered with circles, leaves, ribbons, and flowers. Both layers of the bottom hem have scalloped edges. There are several stains and the bottom edge of the petticoat has been repaired several times.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
cotton (textile)
Petticoat
petticoats (underskirts)
Dimensions
16 3/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1260
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189907

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