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Object Name Petticoat
Catalog Number 0985.13.01075
Description Child petticoat of corded cotton (ottoman). Cotton waistband with five button holes on the waistband, side opening. Handsewn.
Material textile (cotton)
Dimensions H-10 inches
Owned Gooch family
Provenance Child's petticoat belonging to the Gooch family of Louisa County, Virginia. It may have originally Mary Evelina Toler Gooch (b. 1834), or her sisters, Martha "Mattie" F. Gooch Vaughan (b. 1837) or Elizabeth "Bettie" Pollard Gooch (b. 1839). Or it may have belonged to their mother Martha Susan Toler Gooch (1807-1868); or Mary's daughter, Susie Lightfoot Gooch (b. 1860).
People Gooch family
Subjects children
Clothing & dress