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

Object Type

Clothing--Underwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5640