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Petticoat Fragment

Description

Rectangular quilted fragment made from three layers. Exterior is a plain weave gold silk, filled with wool batting and lined with a plain weave linen block printed in red and purple trailing floral vines. Finely quilted in floral vines and leaves. Ground is quilted in diagonal pattern.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1770
Material
linen (material)
silk (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
fragments
linen (material)
Petticoat
silk (textile)
textiles
Accession Number
1918.929
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley
GUSN
28289

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