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Infant's petticoat

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Infant's long white cotton petticoat, trimmed around bottom with four bands of minute tucks and edged with scalloped eyelet embroidery, most of fullness gathered into back, wide waist band; stained.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes

American, Early 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

68.3 x 63 cm (26 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1331

Medium or Technique

Cotton cambric with tucks, cotton eyelet embroidery, and hemstitched

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes