Pinterest • The world’s catalog of ideas

Petticoat English or French, late 18th century DIMENSIONS 35.25 x 32 cm (13 7/8 x 12 5/8 in.) overall flat dimension for storage MEDIUM OR TECHNIQUE Wool and linen with wool binding tape and ties CLASSIFICATION Costumes ACCESSION NUMBER 43.546, Striped red and blue heavy wool and linen petticoat CREDIT LINE The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

"Traveling suit worn by Louise Whitfield on April 22, 1887 during the evening of her quiet wedding to Mr. Andrew Carnegie of New York while aboard the steamship Fulda on her way to European honeymoon. Designed for her travels, this practical ensemble consists of skirt w 2 bodices, extra set of cuffs, collar and front gold embroidered pastron insert of red silk velvet for more formal occasions." @Karen Bitterman Museum of Art Costume Institute at The Met.