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Dust Ruffle

Description

White sheer stiff cotton; hemmed top; 2 lace inserts above hem, 3 rows of horizontal tucks between inserts; ruffled hem trimmed with 3 horizontal tucks and edged with lace.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1900
Inscriptions
1. Written in pencil inside top hem: ""8269"". 2. Printed paper tag pinned to top hem: A. printed in frame ""GRANDS/MAGASINS DU LOUVRE/.PARIS./ ----"" & 3 dotted horizontal lines. B. written in ink on dotted lines ""6x.50"" C. on back, in pencil ""16""
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Underwear
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
machine-made
PETTICOAT
petticoats (underskirts)
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5640
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
863

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