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Petticoat 1828-1835 (1947.1934)

Object Name: petticoat

Date: 1828-1835

Accession Number: 1947.1934
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
  • lace
Support
 
Technique
  • embroidered
Description

White cotton with high waist. Low, wide, round neck edged with embroidery and lace frill; piped armholes; front in one bias-cut section, back in two shaped sections, centre back fastening with drawstring at top and bottom of neck edging and at high waistband and two buttons; skirt front in one slightly flared section, two sections each side flared towards back, slit at hip in right back seam, centre back in two straight sections, closely gathered at centre waist; sixteen lines of piping at hem; edging of finer cotton scalloped and with openwork embroidery. (Fanny Jarvis)

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 135 cm
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Type: Waist
Height: 75
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Type: Circumference (hem)
Height: 237
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