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Petticoat HC3

White cotton petticoat with drawstring waistband and deep frill at bottom.

Petticoats were worn by women as an undergarment from the 16th century onwards for warmth and fashion. Petticoats gave the wearer the fashionable shape of the time, full or narrow. During the 20th century petticoats became a less common addition to a woman's wardrobe. 

date: 20th Century replica

 

maximum dimension: 790mm

 

subject area: Social Science, Technology

 

subject themes: Costume, Fashion, Culture, History, Women

 

handling collection number: HC3

Petticoat HC3
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