Petticoat

Object Number: 
1978.65.12
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Cotton, needlepoint lace
Dimensions: 
Overall: 31 3/4 x 22 1/2 in. ( 80.6 x 57.2 cm )
Description: 
White cotton sleeveless christening gown petticoat with a round neckline trimmed with needlepoint lace; armholes trimmed with needlepoint lace; pleated around the band waistline; extremely long skirt with three bands of two tucks and a band of floral needlepoint lace above the hem; hem trimmed with needlepoint lace; four mother-of-pearl buttons up the back.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Hayward F. Manice
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group