Embroidered fine white cotton skirt ruffle

American
early 19th century


Object Place: America

Dimensions

36.5 x 114.5 cm (14 3/8 x 45 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.936

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, buttonhole stitch, satin and eyelet stitches, and bobbin net

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered fine white cotton skirt ruffle, made of four pieces sewed together, bottom edge embroidered with buttonhole stitch, satin and eyelet stitches, in a design of scallops, feathers, and flowers, the center of the flowers filled with machine made bobbin net.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. E. Taylor