Apron, Waist, Black satin with piping detail; Unknown maker; 1890-1910; RI.TL94....

Name/Title

Apron, Waist, Black satin with piping detail

About this object

A black satin waist apron with velvet waist tie, darted waistline, pleated pocket, pintucked hem, piping detail on lower front and interfacing lining. Interestingly a small piece of black elastic has been added to the end of the waist tie to allow it to stretch when fastened to the button on the proper left side of the waist.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1890-1910

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, textile, velvet
organic, processed material, textile, satin
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton, interfacing

Inscription and Marks

Nil

Measurements

Waist: 370 mm
Waist tie: 460 mm
Hem: 785 mm
Waist to hem: 680 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.TL94.11.2

Rights

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

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