Woman's quilted petticoat American, century Dimensions x 149 cm x 58 in.) Medium or Technique Silk satin quilted with wool-serge lining, silk grosgrain ribbon banding, and linen waistband and drawstring
c. 1740-1770's QUILTED SILK PETTICOAT "It is light blue silk, hand-quilted with a design which includes carnations (or pinks). The quilted silk part is gathered onto a cotton waistband & the inner fabric is more coarsely woven. The waistband may be a later, Victorian alteration. It fastens with ties at the back & there is a slit in the side seam so this could be used with a separate, tie-on pocket."
1840 or earlier, America - Petticoat - Silk satin quilted with cotton print lining, linen waistband, and metal hook and eye closure. LIke horsehair or corded p'coats, quilted ones provided extra fullness--plus warmth in winter.