Girl's Petticoat

Unknown American, American

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late 19th century

Girl‘s petticoat knitted in wool yarn in shades of red in a scallop pattern. The petticoat fullness is eased onto a flat knitted band around the hops. A red satin ribbon is threaded through the waist of the band. Petticoat has one button closure.

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Andrew M. Wood, Class of 1942W

2010.38.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Underwear

Classification

Textiles and Costumes

Not on view

Provenance

Mrs. Wood gave the petticoat to the Hood Museum costume collection on September 19, 1981. It was not given an accession number and catalogued until 2010.

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