petticoat; woman's

Production date
Late 19th Century
Description
White cotton petticoat. The petticoat has a wide round neck with a drawstring. It is edged with a lace frill. The upper front bodice to bust level is constructed of lace and pin tucks. The petticoat opens down the c/f from neck to hop with nine buttons one is missing. The petticoat has a very fitted bodice and wide skirt which is full length. There are two sets of pin tucks and frills at the hem with a row of gathering in between . The sleeves are very short and constructed of pin tucks and lace. This petticoat combined a chemise and petticoat skirt as one garment.

Object Detail


Department
Collection
Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
Late 19th Century
Accession number
1996-052-230

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