Ladies muslin slip. Waistband with ties in the back. 2 darts in front and 2 in back. 41cm from the waistline are 3 horizontal tucks. The bottom of the skirt is gathered and decorated. 2 rows of tucks have been cut and sewn to form rows and triangles. 4 rows of tucks have been cut and sewn to form a band of triangles alternating pointing up and down. The triangles pointing down are made of tucks; the triangles pointing up are made of smaller triangles cut from the tucks. There are a few stains but slip is in very good condition.
L. 101 x W. 153 cm ; Lining: L. 46 x W. 119 cm (L. 39.7 x W. 60 in ; Lining: L. 18 x W. 46.8 in)
Place of Origin
Gift from Weems-Craig Family to Texas Memorial Museum, 10/12/1886