The matching petticoat is made from cream-colored watered silk taffeta and may be original to the gown. The petticoat is made from two selvedge widths of railroaded sillk gathered into a waistband that closes with a hook and eye. Both skirt and petticoat were stiffened with later additions of nylon buckram to the inner hem.
possibly, may have been made for later use.
- Object type
- Clothing -- Underwear
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- Credit Line
- Gift of Charlotte Woodbury Spencer and Grace Woodbury Stone