Dust Ruffle

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1900

GUSN

GUSN-863

Description

White sheer stiff cotton; hemmed top; 2 lace inserts above hem, 3 rows of horizontal tucks between inserts; ruffled hem trimmed with 3 horizontal tucks and edged with lace.

Details

Descriptive Terms

petticoats (underskirts)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
PETTICOAT

Inscription

1. Written in pencil inside top hem: ""8269"". 2. Printed paper tag pinned to top hem: A. printed in frame ""GRANDS/MAGASINS DU LOUVRE/.PARIS./ --<.>--"" & 3 dotted horizontal lines. B. written in ink on dotted lines ""6x.50"" C. on back, in pencil ""16""

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5640