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Petticoat

Description

Completely handstitched. Border is attached to later petticoat. Long vine w/ attached assorted floral and cottage motifs. Some thistle-like forms. Red, blue, green, pink, yellow worsted embroidery. Panels of linen are joined selvage to selvage and are pleated onto waist-band. Linen is 28 1/4" selvage to selvage.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1700-1799
Associated Building
Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.).
Material
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Linen
linen (material)
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1966.1393
Credit Line
Bequest of William Perry Dudley
GUSN
26126

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