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1830s -40s underpinnings

Here are my underpinnings, as worn last week with my blue late ball gown (seen hanging in the background of all these pi.

Here is the final shape with the bum pad, the corded petticoat and the plain petticoat.

Reproduction undergarments with great shape ---- final shape with the bum pad, the corded petticoat and the plain petticoat.

Petticoat, 1865-69. American, cotton. MMA. 2009.300.3234. [Unusual style; looks like the lower part is woven as matelasse. Flat front does indicate an elliptical hoop shape. Hem is trimmed with what may be densely crocheted lace.]

Petticoat Date: Culture: American Medium: cotton Dimensions: Length at CB: 37 in. cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs.

Original 1830s undergarments - chemise, corset, sleeve plumpers & corded petticoat from the LACMA exhibit.

Original undergarments - chemise, corset, sleeve plumpers & corded petticoat from the LACMA exhibit.

Corded petticoat with yoke to reduce bulkiness at the waist, historicalsewing.com

Yoked petticoat to reduce waistband bulk. Can attach multiple petticoat layers to the same yoke.

Chemise: 1851, Linen w/ muslin frill, from The Victoria and Albert Museum

Chemise

Chemise: Linen w/ muslin frill, from The Victoria and Albert Museum

Autre jupon

Les robes à tournure

TV 101 Truly Victorian :: Early Bustle Patterns 1869 - 1876 :: Petticoat with Wire Bustle - Revised

Tucked petticoat:   The ruffles on the skirt - just the right amount of fullness with perfect placement.  - The tucks on this petticoat - perfectly executed and nicely spaced.

Tucked petticoat: The ruffles on the skirt - just the right amount of fullness with perfect placement. - The tucks on this petticoat - perfectly executed and nicely spaced.

Yoked Chemise w/ Broderie Anglaise trim along neckline and sleeve edge, c. 1860 From the Met Museum Accession number: C.I.46.33.4

Chemise Date: ca. 1860 Culture: American Medium: linen Dimensions: [no dimensions available] Credit Line: Gift of Miss Nellie J. Crocker, 1946 Accession Number: This artwork is not on display