Historical information

This lady’s cotton full length petticoat is an example of the dressmaking and needlework 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 c1900 and this item shows the skill and craftsmanship of the women of these families

Physical description

Lady's fine lawn Full Length slip with hand embroidered floral design at centre front bodice and hem and on shoulder straps. The hem has a hand sewn scalloped edge .