Historical information

This lady’s fine lawn cotton half petticoat is an example of the dressmaking and craftwork skills of the women of the early settlers families in Moorabbin Shire in the early 20th C


Early settlers and market gardeners established their families in Moorabbin Shire and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families

Physical description

A lady's hand sewn fine lawn full length half petticoat with elasticised waist and a large band of hand made lace around hem. Ribbon is inserted through the lace.