PETTICOAT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1899-1908

GUSN

GUSN-838

Description

White cotton body; 1 button closure at center back; smooth top, pleated at center back; ruffled hem; 2 flounces attached with piping at knee; top flounce of ivory sheer cotton with alternating rows of 4 horizontal tucks & floral lace band inserts; lace ruffle at hem; underflounce of ivory taffeta attached to body with covered buttons & has ruffled hem; slight train.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Cotton
Silk
Hand Stitched
Floral
PETTICOAT

Inscription

7? illegible characters embroidered in red at center front of waist.

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5283