Apron, Waist, Black with ruffles; Unknown maker; 1900-1960; RI.W2017.3616.7

Name/Title

Apron, Waist, Black with ruffles

About this object

A short black silk waist apron with rounded ruffled edge and open contrast stitching. The different effects of the stitching (one appears as a '+' and the other as 'x') is achieved by flipping the garment and doing the same stitch once on the front and once on the reverse.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

1900-1960

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

organic, animal, animal product, processed materials, silk
organic, vegetal, fibre, cotton

Inscription and Marks

Nil

Measurements

Waist: 380 mm
Waistband: 1760 mm
Hip (across widest point): 530 mm
Waist to hem front: 520 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.W2017.3616.7

Rights

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

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