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Little girl's petticoat

  • Place of origin:

    United States of America (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Polly Betts (brand name)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Nylon and tarlatan trimmed with nylon lace, machine stitched

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr. and Mrs. Ruben

  • Museum number:

    B.121-1999

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Little girl's waist petticoat made up of tiers of white tarlatan edged with white nylon lace, piped with pale blue nylon and mounted on a basque of white nylon with an elasticated waist.

Place of Origin

United States of America (made)

Date

ca.1960 (made)

Artist/maker

Polly Betts (brand name)

Materials and Techniques

Nylon and tarlatan trimmed with nylon lace, machine stitched

Marks and inscriptions

Polly Betts/ 6/ ORIGINAL
Label; within side seam; weaving; thread

Dimensions

Length: 32.25 cm

Object history note

Worn by the donors' elder daughter Claire Ruben (born 1953)

Descriptive line

Little girl's white nylon and tarlatan waist petticoat; United States of America, ca.1960

Production Note

Reason For Production: Retail

Materials

Nylon; Tarlatan; Nylon lace

Techniques

Machine stitching

Categories

Children & Childhood; Children's clothes

Production Type

Mass produced

Collection

Museum of Childhood

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