PINAFORE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870 C-1880 C

GUSN

GUSN-12996

Description

Starched printed cotton; cream background w/ brown stripes edged along apron sides, bottom & top & sides of bib. Waistband of applied printed aubergine cotton of geometric red, blue & white flowers; bib very narrow at waist; apron skirt gathered at front waist. 2 vertical seams to hem at right & left front; right front hip inside pocket of white starched cotton edged along front opening w/ same border fabric. Fake pocket opening of same fabric at left hip; additional fabric added to bottom sides w/ a button & button closure at top edge. Buttoning at back allowing apron to wrap around at bottom; button & buttonhole closure at back waist; floor length; bib made of 2 pieces w/ center seam; wide circumference to go around bustled skirt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pinafores
pins (jewelry)
block printing (relief printing process)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
rolling up
home (concept)
stripes
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Transfer Printed
Striped
Domesticity
PINAFORE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5406