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Baby's petticoat: T.21-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage






Cotton. Comprising two pieces. Bodice with horizontal tuck and cotton drawstrings at waist and neck. Skirt, originally gathered at top; lower skirt has inset and edging of whitework with six narrow tucks above and three narrow tucks below the insertion.

Legal notes

Given by Miss Diana Hunter

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-04-30) by Hunter, Diana, Miss


19th Century, second half#
Circa 1850 CE - Circa 1899 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

Back Skirt Length 30 in
Back Bodice Length 4 in

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: T.21-1984
Primary reference Number: 198780
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 10 April 2014 Updated: Tuesday 10 October 2017 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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