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petticoat detail 1972.111

Object Name: petticoat

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1750-1770

Accession Number: 1972.111
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • linen
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • quilted
Description

Leaf green silk satin quilted over padding onto cream twilled linen lining. Top quilted in wavy lines, hem in deep band of scrolls and foliage. Linen waistband. Vent in right side 26.5cm, bound in green silk. Similar vent at left, open at top and fastened by strings continuous with waistband.

Dimensions

Type: length
Height: 91 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: waist
Height:
Width: 104.5
Depth:

Type: circumference
Height:
Width: 275
Depth: