Victorian Ruffled Petticoat

1860s underwear flounced petticoat

That’s my mid-Victorian ruffle petticoat.

1860s underwear ruffled petticoat pockets

It’s made from metres of cotton fabric.

Victorian flounced Petticoat

In these two pictures I’m wearing the flounced petticoat over 4 cotton petticoats – suitable for the 1840s and early 1850s – …

Victorian Ruffled Petticoat

… whereas in the next two pictures, I’m wearing the petticoat over my crinoline, which gives a much fuller silhouette.

victorian ruffled petticoat corset undersleeves

1850s ruffled petticoat corset undersleeves pockets

 

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