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Underskirt

Description

Quilted; yellow cotton ground printed with allover pattern of small scale paisley motif composed of blue flowers with red roses in center; quilted with diamond pattern with hem of quilted horizontal bands; pleated onto white cotton twill waistband with drawstring at back; lined with white cotton printed with allover pattern of aubergine sprig & dot motif; yellow twill tape at hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1850-1860
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
quilting
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing -- Underwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Diamond
Floral
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
lozenges
paisley
Paisley
printing (process)
Quilted
quilting
rolling up
Sprig
stitching
Transfer Printed
Underskirt
underskirts
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1942.1483
Credit Line
Gift of Virginia L. Hodge and Katharine D. Parry
GUSN
53373

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