Date1875 – 1900
Cream lightweight wool petticoat with machine embroidered design around hem. Embroidery done after hem was turned up. Cotton waistband with 5/8 in. mother of pearl button. Waist gathered in back near button and 4 narrow pleats in front. Single seam in back. Seam allowances finished with catch stitch. Fullness concentrated in back with smooth front suggests date closer to the twentieth century.
mother of pearl
Object Typepetticoats (underskirts)