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Apron 1882 - 1902 (1952.300)

Object Name: apron

Date: 1892-1895

Accession Number: 1952.300
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • lace
  • cotton
  • silk
Support
 
Technique
  • printed
Description

Apron made of cotton twill, printed with a design of brown and white flowers and grass sprays on pink ground. Lace edge frill. Triangular bib with central bone. Trimmed with silk lacing across top. Pocket with pointed base and gathered top, lace edged. Bib and band lined with cream cotton and stamped "The New Gypsy Bib Apron". Unworn. Unused shop stock with printed stock label (torn) and second label sewn on at the base.

Dimensions

Type: Size
Height: 91.4 cm
Width: 67.3 cm
Depth: