Petticoat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1840

GUSN

GUSN-259226

Description

Red and brown calico petticoat; red dots with white center and double-diamond all-over pattern; hand-sewn seams; drawstring waistband; paper label with inscription hand-sen to lower edge of skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
weaving
hand sewing
printed textile materials
Calico
Cotton
Petticoat

Inscription

"Miss Cornelia Arnold/ Fall River/ No. 15 Purchase St." (paper label stitched onto fabric)

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Underwear

Dimensions

23 1/2 x 29 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Mrs. Helen R. Haddad; Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq.; Mr. Henry P. Rogerson; Mr. Edward S. Rogerson

Accession Number

2001.203

Places

Fall River (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Rhode Island (United States)
Massachusetts (United States)