Petticoat

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-26126

Description

Completely handstitched. Border is attached to later petticoat. Long vine w/ attached assorted floral and cottage motifs. Some thistle-like forms. Red, blue, green, pink, yellow worsted embroidery. Panels of linen are joined selvage to selvage and are pleated onto waist-band. Linen is 28 1/4" selvage to selvage.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
linen (material)
wool (textile)
Linen
Wool
PETTICOAT

Associated Building

Gilman Garrison House (Exeter, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1393