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Woman's petticoat

White cotton petticoat with bottom edge embroidered all around at hemline in scallops, each scallop enclosing a daisy, narrow yoke at waist fullness of skirt front gathered into yoke, fullness at back adjusted by two tapes in casing; a number of small stains, cotton plain weave drawstring, cross...

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Cross stitch embroidery in red cotton inside waist: "AR/ 4"

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, about 1865

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Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts