Petticoat Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1770

GUSN

GUSN-28289

Description

Rectangular quilted fragment made from three layers. Exterior is a plain weave gold silk, filled with wool batting and lined with a plain weave linen block printed in red and purple trailing floral vines. Finely quilted in floral vines and leaves. Ground is quilted in diagonal pattern.

Details

Descriptive Terms

textiles
fragments
silk (textile)
linen (material)
Petticoat

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Underwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eva R. Greeley

Accession Number

1918.929