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Woman's petticoat

American
about 1865


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 101.6 cm (40 in.) Center back: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1177

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, open or drawn work with eyelet stitch

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton petticoat with shaped yoke band at waist that buttons at back, cartridge pleating with greatest fullness at back, bottom edge embroidered with hem stitching in deep pointed scallops, satin stitched floral sprays with open or drawn work centers at each point, two narrow tucks around skirt above embroidered border

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb