Apron, Black taffeta with embroidered trim and collar; Unknown maker; 1890-1910;...

Name/Title

Apron, Black taffeta with embroidered trim and collar

About 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.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1890-1910

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, textile, taffeta
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, fibre, flax, linen

Inscription and Marks

Nil

Measurements

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.

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

clothing

Object number

RI.CL94.86

Rights

Attribution - Non-commercial (cc) Attribution - Non-commercial (cc)

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