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Woman's skirt or petticoat

American
late 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 98.4 x 87 cm (38 3/4 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.828

Medium or Technique

Plain weave linen patterned with weft floats (also called M's and O's), plain weave linen waistband and hem lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White petticoat in honey comb pattern with blue check waistband, flat front with deep pleats and gores at back, lighter-weight linen hem binding, (probably made from early household linens)

Provenance

Probably worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone