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Petticoat

Pale blue satin (now almost white) lined with heavy white cotton and stuffed with wool fleece; large-scale all-over design quilted in running stitch of hearts and flowers and leaves springing from their tops; designed to be worn over panniers; no waistband.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund

French, 18th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

50.2456

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidery, quilted, running stitch

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes