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Embroidered fine white cotton skirt ruffle

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Embroidered fine white cotton skirt ruffle, made of four pieces sewed together, bottom edge embroidered with buttonhole stitch, satin and eyelet stitches, in a design of scallops, feathers, and flowers, the center of the flowers filled with machine made bobbin net.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. E. Taylor

American, early 19th century

Object Place

America

Dimensions

36.5 x 114.5 cm (14 3/8 x 45 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.936

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, buttonhole stitch, satin and eyelet stitches, and bobbin net

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes