PETTICOAT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1900

GUSN

GUSN-13244

Description

Cream satin damask w/ pattern of stylized leaves & berries; tunnel waistband w/ cream silk tape ties fastening in back; cream taffeta flounce w/ ruffled hem attached below knee. Overlaid w/ 2 layers of tulle flounces w/ satin bound dotted ruffled hems; top flounce dotted all over & has lace header & vertical inserts & applied satin swags & rosettes; 2 silk tape loops inside waist.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
appliqué (technique)
damask
lace (needlework)
satin
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
weaving
berry
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
rosette (motif)
swags
Women's clothing
Silk
Satin
Damask
Tulle
Lace
Woven
Appliqued
Leaves
Berry
Swag
Rosette
PETTICOAT

Inscription

Woven label at waist: ""AU BON MARCHE' Paris/ 2.5. 600513 (#'s written in ink)/ TAILLE""

Additional Identification Number

1992.54 A

Maker

Au Bon Marche (Maker)

Location of Origin

France; Paris, France

Accession Number

1992.54