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Woman's petticoat

American
about 1865
Worn by Aimee Rotch (Sargent) (American, 1852–1918)


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Center front: 91.3 cm (35 15/16 in.) Other (yoke): 41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1178

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White cotton petticoat with bottom edge embroidered all around at hemline in scallops, each scallop enclosing a daisy, narrow yoke at waist fullness of skirt front gathered into yoke, fullness at back adjusted by two tapes in casing; a number of small stains, cotton plain weave drawstring, cross stitch embroidery in red cotton inside waist: “AR/ 4”

Inscription

Cross stitch embroidery in red cotton inside waist: "AR/ 4"

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb