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Petticoat(?)

Coarse white linen or cotton cloth on which are embroidered with green, black, dark blue and red cotton and yellow silk, conventional plant forms; across the bottom of each piece are geometrical borders. Fagotted originally to another piece.

Provenance

91.142 through 91.148 were purchased of E. Benguiat, with money recieved from the sale of part of the porcelain set bequethed by Mrs. Walter Baker. Purchased for $10.00.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Walter Baker

Turkish,

Accession Number

91.143a-b

Medium or Technique

Linen or cotton; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes