Apron, Black taffeta with embroidered trim and collar; Unknown maker; 1890-1910;...
Apron, Black taffeta with embroidered trim and collarAbout this object
A black taffeta waist apron with halter neck collar, single centre pocket, black taffeta ruffled edge and pink, green and cream floral embroidery. It is lined with dark green linen.
The apron was fastened around the waist with the collar wrapping around the back of the neck and fastening on the proper left side with a hook and eye.
inorganic, processed material, textile, taffeta
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, fibre, flax, linen
Neck: 110 mm
Waist: 310 mm
Waist to hem front (including collar): 890 mm
Waist to hem (excluding collar): 580 mm
Measurement conventions taken from the Powerhouse Museum's Australian Dress Register. Measurements taken with garment laying flat.