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Short skirt

American
third quarter of the 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Center front: 67.9 cm (26 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1180

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (cambric) with applied cotton braid

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short skirt of white cambric with fullness pleated into waistband in deep pleats, hooked at center back, two bands of applied white cotton braid in stylized flowering vine pattern, possibly a child’s skirt or woman’s short petticoat

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb