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A white cotton skirt

A white cotton skirt, center front panel and deep border all around bottom edge eyelet embroidered in large-scale highly stylized lilac (?) design; fullness pleated into waistband, fuller at back than in front; stained and soiled.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Rebecca W. McLanathan

American, about 1860

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

51.2345

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes