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1860-1870 white wool printed petticoat (1947.4027)

Object Name: petticoat

Place of Creation: England
Date: 1860-1870

Accession Number: 1947.4027
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • wool
  • cotton
  • linen
  • velvet
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

White wool printed with magenta stripes; cut in a single piece box and pleated onto coarse unbleached cotton at hip level, cotton pleated onto shaped yoke dipping to point at centre front and fastening at back with two linen buttons; buttonhole in skirt below point; hem cut in rounded zig-zag shape and bound with black velvet ribbon; second row of ribbon follows shape of edge. Lined from hip to hem with white glazed cotton.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 102.5 cm
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Type: Waist
Height: 70
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Type: Circumference (hem)
Height: 390
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