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PINAFORE

Description

Starched printed cotton; cream background w/ brown stripes edged along apron sides, bottom & top & sides of bib. Waistband of applied printed aubergine cotton of geometric red, blue & white flowers; bib very narrow at waist; apron skirt gathered at front waist. 2 vertical seams to hem at right & left front; right front hip inside pocket of white starched cotton edged along front opening w/ same border fabric. Fake pocket opening of same fabric at left hip; additional fabric added to bottom sides w/ a button & button closure at top edge. Buttoning at back allowing apron to wrap around at bottom; button & buttonhole closure at back waist; floor length; bib made of 2 pieces w/ center seam; wide circumference to go around bustled skirt.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870 C-1880 C
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
block printing (relief printing process)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Domesticity
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
machine-made
PINAFORE
pinafores
pins (jewelry)
printing (process)
rolling up
stitching
Striped
stripes
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5406
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12996

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