Petticoat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-191373

Description

Cream muslin petticoat with drawstring waist and scalloped embroidered hem. The upper portion of the petticoat is plain with no decoration. The lower section of the petticoat has a ruffled under-layer and tiny embroidered flowers along the scalloped edge of the top layer. The back of the petticoat has two small mother of pearl buttons in the v-shaped closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
muslin
Petticoat

Inscription

"Madeira House Trademark M.R. 34" (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P946

Maker

Madeira House (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Clothing -- Underwear

Dimensions

15 12/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1366