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A white cotton skirt

American
about 1865


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

101.8 cm (40 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1343

Medium or Technique

Cotton, bobbin lace

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A white cotton skirt, fitted bias cut yoke waistband with front and side panels of skirt slightly flared, deep bobbin lace edged gathered flounce set on near bottom of skirt with corded piping, back much longer forming quite long train, very full, finished with three deep gathered ruffles, one bobbin lace edged, above ruffles and at waistline in back tapes in casings to give bustle effect. Soiled and stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary T. Spooner