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Collection Clothing-Children's
Catalog Number 1983.01.46
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-27 inches
Description A child's handstitched petticoat made out of red worsted wool. There is a cream cotton waistband with a button closure. The petticoat is also gathered at the waist seam. There is a single tuck near the hem of the skirt and at the hem there is an embroidered yellow silk zigzag stitching. Attached to the hem is a 2.250" long red crocheted wool trim.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey