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Object Name Petticoat
Catalog Number 0985.13.01067
Description Child petticoat of white cotton, striped organdy. Straight-scoop neck with embroidered band, gathered cap sleeves with two embroidered bands trimmed with lace at shoulders, gathered bodice, embroidered band waist. Full gathered skirt with flounce ruffle and ruffle hem.
Proper right pocket at side seam in skirt. Hook at neck back and two hooks at back waist.
Dimensions L-24.5 inches
Owned Gooch family
Provenance Child's petticoat that belonged to a female member of the Gooch family; probably Mary Evelina Toler Gooch (b. 1834), or her sisters, Martha "Mattie" F. Gooch Vaughan (b. 1837) or Elizabeth "Bettie" Pollard Gooch (b. 1839).
People Gooch family
Subjects children
Clothing & dress
girls
Underwear