Skirt (garments)

Object number
35.5.001
Date
19th century
Description
Burnt orange silk faille skirt. Asymmetrical front pleats form "L" shape down PL side across hem. PL side closes with series of small metal hooks and eyes. 5 in. of pleated and gathered dust ruffle layers at hem. Lined in thin reddish-brown silk. Longer in back, but meant to be worn over bustle. Top stitching on pleats. 
Materials
silk
Credit Line
Gift of Elizabeth B. Peckham
Object Type
skirts (garments)
Related People & Organizations
Marsh, Mrs (associated)