Petticoat border

American (New England)
Colonial
1758


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

25.7 x 165.3 cm (10 1/8 x 65 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

40.571

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with wool embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: deep cream colored linen. Design: large stylized flowers and leaves growing from undulating stems worked in Oriental or Roumanian and outline stitch with pink, red, pinkish violet, blue, green and yellow wool (crewel). Worn, stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Frank Luscombe Tinkham