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Petticoat - long "Gertrude"

Description

Cream; wool top and bottom; pleated around waist; top stitching along seams; hem embroidered w/ cream/beige thread--scalloped edge of curved leaves in 2 sizes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1854
Inscriptions
Tag and note sewn on top left: ""Baby's flannel petticoat, 1854."" 2nd note: ""For Lillie--Mrs. Yndah(?) made for Annie.""
Material
embroidering
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Embroidered
embroidering
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
Infant's Clothing
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
stitching
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1941.1503
GUSN
52734

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