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Short skirt

Short skirt of white cambric with fullness pleated into waistband in deep pleats, hooked at center back, two bands of applied white cotton braid in stylized flowering vine pattern, possibly a child's skirt or woman's short petticoat

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, third quarter of the 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (cambric) with applied cotton braid


Textiles and Fashion Arts