Petticoat (underskirts)

Object number
FIC.2014.512
Date
19th century
Description
Cream colored silk satin petticoat. 5 3/4 in. pleated ruffle at hem. Machine stitched. Pinked seam allowances. Gored panels. Longer in back than front. Meant to be worn over bustle. Closes in back with metal hooks and thread eyes.
Materials
silk
Credit Line
Newport Historical Society Collection
Object Type
petticoats (underskirts)