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Object ID # 1977.064.060
Object Name Petticoat
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Owen Sound, Grey County?
Description A woman's long white cotton petticoat. It is pain, with no decoration or special details. The waistband is thin and closes with a hook and eye closure. There are four more hooks, two on either side of the back opening, that are attached to the top edge of the waistband; perhaps to attach to a bodice or similar undergarment. The skirt is flared and the hem is wide and plain.
Provenance Provenance unknown. Likely belonged to one of the Spragge sisters (Marjorie or Doris) of Owen Sound, Grey County, when she was young.

Found amongst their estate items. Their family lived on 3rd Ave. East, Owen Sound, Grey County. Their father was an Owen Sound grocer.
Collection Textiles, 19th-c Clothing Collection, Women's
Material Cotton/Thread
Found Owen Sound, Grey County