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 Person

Slater, Samuel

Associated Building

Subject Slater Mill,

Maker

Dunnell Manufacturing Co. (Manufacturer)

Credit Line

Estate of Elinor C. Larson

Accession Number

1992.303

Places

Rhode Island (United States)