Apron, Waist, White hailstone spot muslin; Unknown maker; 1890-1910; RI.CL94.87

Name/Title

Apron, Waist, White hailstone spot muslin

About this object

A long starched white waist apron made of hailstone spot muslin and lawn with eyelet lace insets, wide facings, pintucked hem, and a high boned (likely with a metal stay) waistband trimmed with frill and lace.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1890-1910

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, processed material, textile, muslin
organic, processed material, textile, lawn
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
inorganic, processed material, metal

Inscription and Marks

Handwritten in black ink, inner of waist proper right side: 'CL94/87'
Handwritten in black ink, inner of hem proper right side: 'CL94/87'

Measurements

Waist: 335 mm
Hip: 650 mm
Hem: 960 mm
Waist to hem front: 920 mm

Measurement conventions taken from the Powerhouse Museum's Australian Dress Register. Measurements taken with garments fitted to mannequin.

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing and Accessories

Object Type

clothing

Object number

RI.CL94.87

Rights

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

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