Short off-white underskirt ruffle, intended to add volume to skirts worn over it; loose-weave starched cotton for ruffle; tight-weave cotton for waistband; gold-colored adjustable zipper on center back, reading "PRENTICE USA" on pull.
Clothing and dress
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Cataloguer with Date
Robin Piatt-Stegman, 09/23/14
center back closure
"Hoops! My Dear/ by I. B. M. Co./ Pat. NO. 2469855/ U.S. reg. NO. 427955/ 12 (size)" inside center back, front of label
The waist shows minor staining on the center front. There are some loose threads along the top of the waistband, as well as some small creases. The bottom of the skirt ruffle aslo shows some creasing. There is a pink stain at the bottom front and side of the skirt.
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