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Object Name Petticoat
Catalog Number 1976.4.19
Date ca. 1905
Material(s) Cotton
Dimensions H-32 W-31 inches
Description White petticoat with ten inch flounce and a ribbon where the flounce is attached. Two button and drawstring rear closure. All buttons are missing.
Notes The donor said the items in this collection belonged to her mother's sister. When they passed away, the clothing was left to her mother. As a child the donor said she loved playing dress up and had a rich supply of clothing. Other family members gave the donor items over the years as they learned of her collecting interests. It is unclear who wore the clothing but a letter in the file indicates that the family lived in Kansas.
Collection Mrs. John B. Roberts Collection
Subjects Underwear
Women
Clothing & dress
Search Terms Petticoat
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS