One or more petticoats were worn under the dress or skirt to both add fullness, and to hide the structure of the hoops and bustles.

1890 White Cotton Petticoat

1890 White Cotton Petticoat

Alternating Rows of Lace at Hem

1895 White Cotton Petticoat

Vertical Pin Tucks & Lace at Hem

1900 White Cotton Petticoat

Horizontal Pin Tucks and Lace at Hem

1910 White Lawn Petticoat

1910 White Lawn Petticoat

Ruffle & Inset Lace at Knees

1918 3 Piece Lingerie Set

1918 3 Piece Lingerie Set

Corset Cover, Drawers, & Petticoat