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Woman's petticoat

Brown and green wool yarns embroidered chiefly in chain stitch on white ground of linen warp and cotton weft. Formal floral border at base with one horizontal row of floral sprays above and panel of floral sprays on front of petticoat. Good condition, bright colors, wool yarns worn in places.

Provenance

Purchase

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

English (for Spanish market), 1700–50

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1976.19

Medium or Technique

Wool; embroidery: wool yarns on Linen and cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes