Petticoat - long "Gertrude"

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1854

GUSN

GUSN-52734

Description

Cream; wool top and bottom; pleated around waist; top stitching along seams; hem embroidered w/ cream/beige thread--scalloped edge of curved leaves in 2 sizes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
embroidering
stitching
wool (textile)
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
Infant's Clothing
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Leaves
PETTICOAT

Inscription

Tag and note sewn on top left: ""Baby's flannel petticoat, 1854."" 2nd note: ""For Lillie--Mrs. Yndah(?) made for Annie.""

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Accession Number

1941.1503