Date1800 – 1900
Light brown heathered wool petticoat with brown machine-embroidered hem. Glazed twill cotton waistband. Gathered evenly around waist. 5/8 in. mother of pearl button at waist. Hem turn up is selvage edge of wool. Hem turned and then machine embroidered over in brown and black thread. Single seam in back hand stitched in running stitch. Seam allowance catch stitched to one side. Possibly a reproduction piece.
mother of pearl
Object Typepetticoats (underskirts)