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dress & apron 1986.213 & 1986.214

Object Name: apron

Date: 1890-1910

Accession Number: 1986.214
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • cotton
Support
 
Technique
 
Description

Cook's apron of coarse white cotton; rectrangular skirt section reaching almost to centre back, gathered at centre front and pleated to waistband fastening at centre back with two covered buttons; small rectangular bib section gathered to waistband at centre front, bordered by shoulder straps made to cross at back and fasten each side of centre with covered button inside waistband; rectangular pocket on right front.

Dimensions

Type: Length
Height: 94 cm
Width:
Depth:

Type: Waist
Height: 65
Width:
Depth: