Silk taffeta, silk velvet, cotton and metal
1240 x 1350 mm
Springhill, County Londonderry (Accredited Museum)
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Woman’s petticoat (part of dress SPR/DR/321A-C). Black silk taffeta petticoat. CB opening reinforced with strips of black cotton and twill tape at proper right. Fastens with metal hooks and eyes. Around the hem is a frill of finely accordion pleated taffeta. The hem edge of the petticoat is bound with black silk velvet. There is a large pocket half way sewn into the proper right seam, at the front.
Gift of Heather Boyd, Merrion Square, Dublin