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Petticoat

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White cotton petticoat with embroidery and ruffles along hem; skirt is flat in front and longer in back.

Provenance

Probably worn by donor's great grandmother, Adeline Greenleaf; Inherited by Lois Adams Goldstone; Gift to the MFA, December 18, 2002

Credit Line

Gift of Lois Adams Goldstone

American, about 1870

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

CB: 152.4 cm (60 in.)

Accession Number

2002.700

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes