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White grass linen petticoat

American, second half 19th century. A petticoat of white grass linen, trimmed around bottom with two narrow gathered ruffles, each edged with narrow band of Valenciennes lace, skirt longer in back with almost all fullness gathered at back.

Provenance

American, second half 19th century

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ralph Lowell, in memory of her grandmother, Mrs. Alexander Cochrane (Mary Lynde Sullivan)

American, second half 19th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

53.81

Medium or Technique

White grass linen petticoat

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes