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Object Name Petticoat
Description Lady's cream rayon embroidered petticoat.

Front and back alike. Petticoat is straight across at the top with 2cm wide shoulder straps. The top edge is overstitched in cream satin thread and edged with cream cotton lace with scalopped edge. Below where the straps are attached are 4x 6cm long pintucks.
In the centre are embroidered 3 floral sprays in colours of pink, blue, purple and green.

There are two darts at the waist.

Near the hem are embroidered 3 floral sprays in colours of pink, blue, purple and green.
The hem and splits up the side are overstitched in cream satin thread and edged with cream cotton lace with scalopped edge.

Construction.
Hand sewn flat fell side seams and pintucks.
Hand embroidery. Machined shoulder straps and darts.
Sides seams taken by hand underarm.
Catalogue Number 2011/044.04
Dimensions W-45 L-124 cm
People Cartwright, Ruby