Apron

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890

GUSN

GUSN-7253

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

Descriptive Terms

aprons (protective wear)
cotton (textile)
stitching
machine-made
printing (process)
centennials
laurel (wood)
wreaths (costume accessories)
portraits
Women's clothing
Cotton
Transfer Printed
Hand Stitched
Medallion
Laurel Wreath
Portrait
Landscape
Centennial
APRON

Inscription

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,

Maker

Dunnell Manufacturing Co. (Manufacturer)

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.303

Places

Rhode Island (United States)