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APRON

Description

Black taffeta; pleated at waist; 2 front puffed pockets gathered at top edge w/ applied blue-green silk bow. Piping at waistband & pockets; ruffle edged in blue along edge; black taffeta ruching edged in blue bordering ruffle along sides & bottom. Applied bow w/ long, wide extensions, edged in blue at back waistband; 2 hook & eye closure at back waist.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1876
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
Domesticity
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6424
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
13000

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