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Broderie Anglaise embroidered petticoat

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Description Petticoat worn by Kate Stover at the first presidential inauguration of Abraham Lincoln on March 1, 1861. The petticoat is of white cotton decorated with Broderie Anglaise (eyelet) embroidery. The petticoat has a waistband with a button and buttonhold closure at its center back. The back breadth and front panel are gathered into the waistband and slightly gathered at the front and sides. A horizontal tuck on the back breadth above the embroidery masks the seam that attaches the embroidery.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 25 inches circumference waistline
68 inches circumference hem
36 inches length center front and center back
Nomenclature Petticoat (underskirt)
Creation Made by: Stover, Kate
Made in Indiana, United States
Subjects Lincoln, Abraham
Used in Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Used at Lincoln, Abraham, President ~ Inauguration
Made in Indiana, United States
Clothing. Women's Underwear. Petticoats & Slips. 1860-1890s
Dates Use: Exactly 1861
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7723.1
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