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Collection Clothing-Undergarments
Catalog Number 1983.01.45
Object Name Petticoat
Year Range from 1860.0
Year Range to 1880.0
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Cotton, Wool
Dimensions L-34 inches
Description A ladies petticoat. The petticoat has a waistband and yoke made out of glazed brown cotton with box pleating. Attached at the back waist are black and white checked cotton twill ties. The rest of the petticoat is made of a black wool with white and grey vertical stripes. There is a single tuck at the hem and a black wool tape binding at the hem. The petticoat is machine constructed with hand finishing details.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey