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Petticoat

Description

Cream colored petticoat with cotton waistband and back button and buttonhole closure; front and back pleats at waist; embroidered (silk thread) floral garland border along hem; featherstitching along top edge of hem and down sides of back opening; hem turned up on outside of skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1875
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
machine-made
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
Bayeux Stitch
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Petticoat
petticoats (underskirts)
stitching
Wedding
weddings
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1984.5
GUSN
50410

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