petticoat; woman's

Production date
1860s
Description
White cotton petticoat with a narrow yoke at the waist. It opens on the left side seam from the waist to below the hip level. It fastens with two buttons and button holes ( one button missing) and a drawstring at the waist. The drawstring is missing. The skirt is gathered into the yoke and is very full. The skirt has six tucks at the hem and one large pleat, which is a later addition to shorten th garment. This style of petticoat would have been worn over a crinoline cape.

Object Detail


Department
Collection
Porter- Costume Collection
Production date
1860s
Measurements
waist 93cm, waist to hem 90cm.
Accession number
1996-052-233

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