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UNDERSKIRT

Description

Taupe silk with small scale geometric woven pattern; quilted with vertical bands with border of foliate meander with diamond ground; brown cotton lining; wool tape at hem; pleated around waist onto cotton waistband; no closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1840-1849
Material
cotton (textile)
quilting
silk (textile)
stitching
weaving
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diamond
Geometric
Geometric Meander
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
lozenges
meanders (patterns)
Quilted
quilting
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
UNDERSKIRT
underskirts
weaving
Wedding
weddings
Woven
Accession Number
1935.1334
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Ruth Child
GUSN
38222

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