Apron, Lavender and White Gingham ; Unknown maker; 1960-70; WY.2008.7

Name/Title

Apron, Lavender and White Gingham

About this object

This is an adult's lavender and white polyester gingham half apron with white 'chicken scratch' embroidery and rickrack applied along the edges and hemline. The edges of the apron have also been stepped and there is a trimmed patch pocket added.

The ties are fairly short and small squares of Velcro have been included to increase the waist size.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Needle worker

Date Made

1960-70

Period

1970s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand, South Island, Southland, Edendale

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, plastic, polyester
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Inscription and Marks

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

Measurements

h 545 mm x w 620 mm (main apron)
h 80 mm x w 450 mm (each tie from waistband to end)

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

accessories

Object number

WY.2008.7

Copyright Licence  

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