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Object ID # 1982.011.003
Object Name Petticoat
Title Woman's Long Linen Slip (Pre-1896)
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date pre-1896
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Tara, Bruce County
Description A woman's long linen petticoat. There is a thin waistband with an opening in the back that is closed with a single button. There is some gathering at the back. There is a flounce on the bottom quarter of this garment. There are some small horizontal tucks on the ruffle. Below that there are also two thin lace insets.
Provenance Maker unknown. Belonged to Eliza Jane Burke (neé Dunbar) of Tara, Bruce County and then Owen Sound, Grey County.

Last owned by her daughter, Hazel Christie (neé Burke) of Owen Sound who told museum staff that it dates to pre-1896.
Collection Textiles, 19th-c Clothing Collection, Women's
Material Linen?/Thread
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Burke, Eliza