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White cotton petticoat

Deep flounce with tucked and embroidered border around bottom; longer in back, fastened with drawstrings; initials HL embroidered in center front of waistband. Several holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Hugh D. Scott

American, about 1865

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton


Textiles and Fashion Arts