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UNDERSKIRT

Description

Light/dull green silk with damask pattern of satin stripe enclosing c-scrolling band with floral sprays; quilted chevron and scalloped bands; smooth front with cartridge pleats at back; brown cotton waistband with hook and eye; white cotton printed with aubergine stripe with coral branch alternating with band with 2-toned aubergine stylized flowers, and band of sprays of stylized flowers; wool tape at hem. Altered at waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1849
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Chevron
chevrons (motifs)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
rolling up
scallop shell
Shell
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Transfer Printed
UNDERSKIRT
underskirts
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1919.359
GUSN
28693

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