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PETTICOAT

Description

White cotton body; 1 button closure at center back; smooth top, pleated at center back; ruffled hem; 2 flounces attached with piping at knee; top flounce of ivory sheer cotton with alternating rows of 4 horizontal tucks & floral lace band inserts; lace ruffle at hem; underflounce of ivory taffeta attached to body with covered buttons & has ruffled hem; slight train.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1899-1908
Inscriptions
7? illegible characters embroidered in red at center front of waist.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5283
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
838

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