Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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child's panties (underpants)
  • United States
  • child's panties (underpants), mid 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cotton, muslin
  • Object Length: 15 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Luther Lewis
  • Not on display
  • 1939.0046

White machine-made, under garment, with six beautifully made buttonholes. Triangular tear patched by hand. Rows of tucks above lace trimmed hem. Made to be buttoned on to an upper under garment.