Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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baby's petticoat (geo?) or underskirt
  • Mary Converse Prentiss
    active: United States
  • baby's petticoat (geo?) or underskirt, circa 1840
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cloth, embroidering
  • Object Length: 38.1 cm
    Object Length: 15 in
  • Gift of Miss Anne Neill
  • Not on display
  • 1937.0011
Description

Baby petticoat gathered into a 4 1/4" band at the waist. The bottom has two widths of tucking with an embroidered ruffle. The petticoat opens at the waist in the back. "Brought to Kansas in 1855."