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Collection Clothing-Undergarments
Catalog Number 1983.01.43
Object Name Underskirt
Date 1885 ca.
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Silk, Wool
Description A ladies handstitched underskirt made out of a cream wool flannel. There is a brown silk moiré ribbon used as the waistband with a hook and eye closure at the back. Along the waist yoke section of the skirt there are darts. At the bottom of the skirt there is satin stitched floral embroidery and eyelet decoration.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey