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Tennis Apron 1880 - 1900 (1947.1239)

Object Name: tennis apron

Place of Creation: Europe, United Kingdom
Date: 1880-1900

Accession Number: 1947.1239
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • canvas
  • cotton

Tennis apron of cream cotton canvas and red cotton twill. Bib pleated into the neckband. Open partway at the front and fastening at the back of the neck. Lined with red and onto front of red cotton twill waistband. Turned up at fron to form deep pocket, sewn down in centre. Applied pattern of crossed tennis rackets and ball in red. Sides and pockets bound in red.


Type: Size
Height: 91.4 cm
Width: 62.2 cm