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Petticoat (unfinished)

A strip of heavy white cotton. Across one end and part of the other end is worked with magenta wool, cross and line stiches, a conventional border of berries and leaves. The ground is embroidered, the pattern left plain.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Mexican, Late 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts