Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Infant's petticoat

American
Early 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

68.3 x 63 cm (26 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1331

Medium or Technique

Cotton cambric with tucks, cotton eyelet embroidery, and hemstitched

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s long white cotton petticoat, trimmed around bottom with four bands of minute tucks and edged with scalloped eyelet embroidery, most of fullness gathered into back, wide waist band; stained.

Provenance

1954, gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes to the MFA (Accession date: November 9, 1954); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes