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1 of 2: Young child's lacey white petticoat, worn by Jack Morgan. Donated by Mrs. Gwen Turner in 2005. "An important rite of passage for boys, often marked by a photograph, was their 'breeching', when they discarded their infants' petticoats and donned their first 'grown up' trousers (usually shorts or knickerbockers) at around the age of four or five [source: Family Tree magazine, July 2010, page 28].
Petticoat -Textiles -Copyright Picton Museum and Historical Society
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PMHS.800.0101

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