White cotton petticoat, pleated with one layer going about halfway then ending in a ruffle and sewn to the second half. The bottom section is decorated with 10" cut work and embroidery in white thread depecting leaf and vine patterns, checkered squares, and abstract patterns, with even more pleats than the above layers. Ends are trimmed with thread in scalloped
PELAGIA HARRIS , NEE CHRISTODOULOU
Handmade. brought the embroidered half-slip (petticoat) and pantelets (1996.2) to America in 1910. She emigrated from Kathikas, a village in the Paphos area of the Island of Cyprus. The items were stored in her trunk.
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Petticoat, 1910, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6577. Accessed 12/05/20.