White linen petticoat, three layers of ruffles at waist and near hem of petticoat, three sewn pleats of fabric around hem of petticoat, black satin bow on front of petticoat, machine stitched, appears to be unfinished. Belonged to Bessie Adell Bird, Ella Elgar Dumont's daughter.
Waist: 23 in (58.19 cm) ; Length: 38-45 in (96.13-113.85 cm) ; Approximate Circumference at Hemline: 156 in (394.68 cm)
Place of Origin
Gift to Texas Memorial Museum from Kerrie Hyman, 2009.