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Description

Red, white and blue horizontal stripes on white cotton ground; white stars on red and blue, red stars on white; gathered to self waistband with short extensions; two sets of medallions on body, printed in brown and blue, both framed in laurel: left - portrait of Samuel Slater; right - drawing of old Slater Mill; picture of Pawtucket Mills between medallions, flanked by American flags; dates "1790 - 1890" printed beside medallions.

Details

Maker
Dunnell Manufacturing Co. (Manufacturer)
Date
1890
Inscriptions
Printed in pattern between medallions: 1) (in ribbons:) ""NEW IDEA STORE"" ""PAWTUCKET, R.I."" 2) ""COTTON CENTENARY"" 3) ""PRODUCED AT HOME BY DUNNELL MAN'F'G. Co.""
Associated Building
Subject Slater Mill. Subject Pawtucket Mills.
Material
cotton (textile)
machine-made
printing (process)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
Centennial
centennials
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Hand Stitched
Landscape
laurel (wood)
Laurel Wreath
machine-made
Medallion
Portrait
portraits
printing (process)
stitching
Transfer Printed
Women's clothing
wreaths (costume accessories)
People and organizations
Slater, Samuel
Accession Number
1992.303
Credit Line
Estate of Elinor C. Larson
GUSN
7253

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