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Petticoat

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Petticoat; white linen and cotton ground woven with vertical ribbing (plied linen warps regularly form ribs); bottom edge bound with green wool tape; border design of vine bearing grapes, thistles, berries, and a variety of flowers, embroidered in polychrome crewels.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot

American (New England), mid-18th century

Object Place

New England, USA

Dimensions

95 x 85 cm (37 3/8 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3175

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton ground with wool embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes