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Underskirt

ca. 1860-1870 (made)
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Place Of Origin

Underskirt of white cotton. Waist to ankle length and made with a slightly gored front panel, two side panels and two back panels and with pleated side to the centre back into the white cotton twill waistband. It has a centre back plaquet which fastens with a cotton covered metal button. Above the hem is stitched a band of horizontal machine-tucked and corded material to which is stitched a plain under hem and a machine pleated and stitched flounce. There is a very deep overlap of material at the waistband. It is machine stitched.


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Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cotton, pleated and twill, machine-stitched and with a metal button
Brief Description
Underskirt of white cotton, made in England, ca. 1860-1870
Physical Description
Underskirt of white cotton. Waist to ankle length and made with a slightly gored front panel, two side panels and two back panels and with pleated side to the centre back into the white cotton twill waistband. It has a centre back plaquet which fastens with a cotton covered metal button. Above the hem is stitched a band of horizontal machine-tucked and corded material to which is stitched a plain under hem and a machine pleated and stitched flounce. There is a very deep overlap of material at the waistband. It is machine stitched.
Object history
Registered File number 1986/1542.
Collection
Accession Number
T.146-1986

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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