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A petticoat of white cotton

A petticoat of white cotton with fullness gathered by two tapes in casing at back, half way down back another casing with tapes to make bustle, around bottom a deep flounce embroidered with white linen thread in floral design.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan

American, about 1870

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

51.2344

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes