Historical information

This lady’s white cotton combination petticoat , commonly called a 'teddy', is an example of the dressmaking 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 white cotton combination underwear with a buttoned crotch and hand worked decoration on bodice