Underdress

Object Number: 
INV.12211b
Date: 
1850-1870
Medium: 
Cotton, lace, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 46 x 28 x 6 in. ( 116.8 x 71.1 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
White cotton sleeveless underdress with a round neckline; neckline and straps trimmed with white eyelet lace; straight unadorned bodice with hook and eye closures up the back; round, heavily pleated skirt with three metal snap closures below the waist and two hoops inserted below the knees to give shape to the overdress; bottom of the skirt trimmed with an eyelet lace ruffle.
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Creative: Tronvig Group