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Border for a woman's petticoat

Heavy white cotton. Across the bottom is worked with red cotton and laid work, a band of conventional flowers. Above this are trees and peacocks done in cross stitch. Buttonholed on the lower edge.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, Late 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts