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Woven corded white cotton skirt

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

94.4 cm (37 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2225

Medium or Technique

Cotton; weaving, embroidery, chain stitch

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Almost all fullness gathered at back; full length of back woven with horizontal cording graduating to heavier at bottom; deep woven heavy corded border around front of skirt; bottom edge scalloped and embroidered in chain stitch; buttoned at waistband at center back.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry