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A-line shape petticoat with scalloped hem - Textiles
  • Date pre 1894
  • Place of Origin Lærdal, Sogn, Norway
  • Creator Unknown

This hand-spun and hand-knit petticoat was brought to the United States by Ole and Marita (Martha) Olsdatter Nilsson Hiller in 1894. It has an A-line shape with scalloped hem. The fabric-lined waistband has a single button closure. The string tied to the buttonhole may have been added to allow the waist to expand.

  • Materials Wool
  • Dimensions height: 29.5 inches; width: 32.625 inches
  • Identifier / Source 2010.028.001 - Gift of Descendants of Ole and Martha Hiller in their memory.