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Petticoat

Description

Red and brown calico petticoat; red dots with white center and double-diamond all-over pattern; hand-sewn seams; drawstring waistband; paper label with inscription hand-sen to lower edge of skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840
Inscriptions
"Miss Cornelia Arnold/ Fall River/ No. 15 Purchase St." (paper label stitched onto fabric)
Material
hand sewing
printed textile materials
weaving
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Places
Fall River (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Calico
Cotton
hand sewing
Petticoat
petticoats (underskirts)
printed textile materials
weaving
Dimensions
23 1/2 x 29 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.203
Credit Line
Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson
GUSN
259226

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