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APRON

Description

Patterned silk of small stripes of pale green, blue & beige w/ small twill squares; pointed front waistline w/ pleats. 2 small patch pockets w/ ruffle at top edge & applied bow of pale green satin ribbon; applied ruffle along edge, down sides & along hem. Flounce along bottom starting at each side at hip w/ applied light green satin rosette & following shape of bottom hem. Pointed front hem; light green satin ribbon tie closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1865-1880
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
Domesticity
Hand Stitched
home (concept)
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
Square
square (shape)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6013
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73877

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