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Woman's petticoat

White cotton petticoat with shaped yoke band at waist that buttons at back, cartridge pleating with greatest fullness at back, bottom edge embroidered with hem stitching in deep pointed scallops, satin stitched floral sprays with open or drawn work centers at each point, two narrow tucks around...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1865

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery, open or drawn work with eyelet stitch


Textiles and Fashion Arts