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Petticoat

French
18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

Center Front Length: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2456

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery, quilted, running stitch

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pale blue satin (now almost white) lined with heavy white cotton and stuffed with wool fleece; large-scale all-over design quilted in running stitch of hearts and flowers and leaves springing from their tops; designed to be worn over panniers; no waistband.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund