petticoat; woman's

Production date
Circa 1890
Description
Black petticoat, closes to the side with five hooks and eyes. These are a later addition and are held in with brown thread. A waist band of bias binding has been added again with brown thread and hand sewn in. Two loops have been added on the inside to hook to underwear. There is an underskirt of silk which seems to be have been the original item with the over skirt added later by hand. The underskirt has gathered frills at the end to add volume. The over skirt has a scalloped decoration near the bottom of the skirt, arrange in two layers, but is unevenly cut and stitched.
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Department
Production date
Circa 1890
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 97cm (L 3' 2 3/16")
Dimensions:waist:W 33cm (W 1' 1")
Accession number
1997-003-002

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