APRON

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1879

GUSN

GUSN-73440

Description

Sheer discolored white dotted swiss; waistband of same material; ties divided into 3 sections, 1st section a continuation of waistband; 2nd section same width but shorter than 1st, divided by seam , single layer, hemmed at sides and end, end edged with lace. 2 front patch pockets edged with lace at top opening; gathered at waist; thicker thread woven into selvages for added support; ruffle edged with lace attached at hem. Length - mid calf.

Details

Descriptive Terms

aprons (protective wear)
stitching
linen (material)
machine-made
home (concept)
cotton (textile)
Women's clothing
Linen
Hand Stitched
Dotted Swiss
Domesticity
APRON

Inscription

Embroidered on waistband in red thread: ""X"" possibly dry cleaners mark.

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

1969.5076