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APRON

Description

Sheer discolored white dotted swiss; waistband of same material; ties divided into 3 sections, 1st section a continuation of waistband; 2nd section same width but shorter than 1st, divided by seam , single layer, hemmed at sides and end, end edged with lace. 2 front patch pockets edged with lace at top opening; gathered at waist; thicker thread woven into selvages for added support; ruffle edged with lace attached at hem. Length - mid calf.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1879
Inscriptions
Embroidered on waistband in red thread: ""X"" possibly dry cleaners mark.
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
cotton (textile)
Domesticity
Dotted Swiss
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
stitching
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5076
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73440

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