Woman's petticoat

American
Late 19th to early 20th century


Place of Use: Philadelphia, Pensylvania, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 100.3 cm (39 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2297

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave; metal

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red silk taffeta petticoat with 9.5” pleating at hem. Two hook and eye closures at center back. Interior left waistband has loop for hanging, right loops has been removed/cut.

Provenance

Collection of Ella Spendly McLanahan, PA; 1942, by inheritance to her grandson, Mr. John King McLanahan Stevens, PA; by descent to Stevens' wife, Carol B. Stevens, Hollidaysburg, PA, and Brooks Stevens Stamm, Kenneshaw, GA; gift of Stevens and Stamm to the MFA (Accession date: March 25, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carol B. Stevens and Brooks Stamm