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Apron

Description

White sheer stiff cotton, knee-length, teardrop shaped; double-edged embroidered vandyked edging at waistband with band of embroidered dots in middle; embroidered vandyked edge all around body; white embroidered borders of diamond & dot pattern & floral garland, diamonds & flowers backed with sheer cotton for solidity; scalloped patch pockets with floral medallion & triangular/dot embroidery; broad self ties trimmed like body.

Details

Maker
Burrough, Harriet Elizabeth Fairbrother (Maker)
Date
1864-1868
Material
cotton (textile)
embroidering
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Embroidered
embroidering
festoon (motif)
floral patterns
Garland
Geometric
geometric patterns
Hand Stitched
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1925.583
GUSN
30692

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