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Petticoat

2006.44.1366 (RS12407)

Description

Cream muslin petticoat with drawstring waist and scalloped embroidered hem. The upper portion of the petticoat is plain with no decoration. The lower section of the petticoat has a ruffled under-layer and tiny embroidered flowers along the scalloped edge of the top layer. The back of the petticoat has two small mother of pearl buttons in the v-shaped closure.

Details

Maker
Madeira House (Manufacturer)
Inscriptions
"Madeira House Trademark M.R. 34" (Embroidered)
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
muslin
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
muslin
Petticoat
petticoats (underskirts)
Dimensions
15 12/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1366
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
191373

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