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Object Name Petticoat
Catalog Number 1975.9.96
Date ca. 1875
Material(s) Cotton
Dimensions H-35 W-12.5 inches
Description This is a light weight white cotton petticoat. The skirt is made of five panels. One panel on either side of the tie closure is gathered into a wide waistband. The ties are cotton also.There are four wide tucks about eighteen inches from the waist. Below that there is a finer cotton piece sewn to the petticoat. On this additional piece there are three small tucks and a ruffle. The ruffle is scalloped with cutwork flowers and stems. Underneath the ruffle is another plain ruffle made of the same finer type of cotton.
Collection Mrs. Robert VanMeter Collection
Subjects Women
Clothing & dress
Search Terms Bourbon County (Ky.)
Women's clothing
under garments
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS