Apron, Inserted Crochet Flowers ; Unknown maker; 1960-1970; WY.2014.6

Name/Title

Apron, Inserted Crochet Flowers

About this object

This is an adult's full length apron with bib, worked on calico and decorated with inserted crochet panels and shell-stitch crochet around the edges. Unusually, it is darted at the waistline and the bib is slightly pleated. It would appear that the apron is entirely homemade.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Needle worker

Date Made

1960-1970

Period

1960s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Wyndham

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Inscription and Marks

White tape marked in ink: 'WY 080007' stitched to upper left waistband.

Measurements

h 780 mm x w 560 mm (main apron)
h 40 mm x w 500 mm (each tie from waistband to end)

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

accessories

Object number

WY.2014.6

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