PETTICOAT

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1895

GUSN

GUSN-839

Description

Cream wool flannel; knee length; gathered to cotton waistband, with button closure in back; featherstitching on placket, side seams, & above hem; 4 horizontal tucks above hem followed by row of embroidered flowers; hem edged with crocheted lace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
flannel
stitching
Women's clothing
Flannel
Cotton
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
PETTICOAT

Inscription

5 separate handwritten pieces of paper in file 1. ""Medium brown trunk DC/top tray/on embroidered flounces ABC/white silk shawl ABC/(german type)/Box of shawls (white) 2. ""Medium brown trunk DC tray/white crepe shawl ABC/box of black shawls etc./""box of blacke & white lace &/embroideries etc. ABC/Black Assint (?) scarf SFC/ (next 3 lines are crossed outn & underlined) 3. ( vertical paper) Medium brown trunk /DC-bottom /Big shawl in box - ABC/Cashmere?/23 bundles pieces of Brittany/(purple) dress DC/bundle of tooth brushed/(left hand near corner)/white shawl marring (?) bag/Flannel petticoat ABC /flannel petticoat DC/Bed shawls from 34 Beacon/milabion (?) seal muff/Martin muff SFC/ old white fox set DC/ 4. (larger orange paper) ""Aunt Alice Chase/ Black/Spanish mantilla/Spanish lace scarf (very large)/lace veil/lace veil rounded/lace veil almost a fichu/sm. all knitted silk shawl/(to put on head?)/large & loosely knit silk/shawl 5. ""Black lace shawl/from Paris storage/white Spanish lace/shawl ANC/white silk knit shawl ABC

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Related Items

Title PETTICOAT Accession Number 1969.5632

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5631