Petticoat

Object number
40.7.11
Date
19th century
Description
Brown silk quilted petticoat. Lined with a purple checked fabric. Waist is a crude casing sewn with multiple, different colored threads. Black 1/4 in. woven trim used to gather waist. Main body of skirt parallel diagonal lines. 11 3/4 in. border of scallops. Hand quilted. Thin braid on hem. 8 1/4 in. deep from hem lining in sold brown that is possibly a washed cambric. 
Materials
silk
cotton
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Anne Vernon
Object Type
petticoats (underskirts)
Related People & Organizations
Vernon, Anne B. (associated)