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

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perry Dudley

Accession Number

1966.1393