Apron, Waist, Black satin with piping detail; Unknown maker; 1890-1910; RI.TL94....
Apron, Waist, Black satin with piping detailAbout 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
inorganic, processed material, textile, velvet
organic, processed material, textile, satin
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton, interfacing
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.