Pinafore

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1940s

GUSN

GUSN-181306

Description

Child's white, linen pinafore with red embroidery. White ruffles with red trim adorn armholes. Cinched at waist by white linen belt. Skirt slightly ruffles at waist. Red embroidery in floral and cross-hatch patterns on breast and possibly applique band on skirt. Closes in back by seven white shell buttons: three above waist, one at belt, and three on skirt. Stitched label on interior back near buttons.

Details

Descriptive Terms

pinafores
pins (jewelry)
linen (material)
cotton (textile)
trimming (material)
thread
floral patterns
geometric patterns
Pinafore

Inscription

"Individuality/ REG/ Frocks/ Size 8" (Stitched)

Maker

Individuality (Manufacturer)

Dimensions

28 3/8 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Victoria Meeks Blair-Smith

Accession Number

2005.6.3

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