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Object ID # 1957.024.015
Object Name Apron
Title Domestic Science Course Apron
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date 1914
Place of Origin Grey County, Ontario
Description Domestic Science course apron from 1914. It is a white apron with a bib, gathered heavily at the waist. There is a long hem. There are no pockets.
Provenance This apron was from a domestic science course in 1914. The school where it was made or used is not recorded, but it was likely situated in Owen Sound, Grey County or the nearby area.

Mrs. Gideon Carrie used to reside in Sydenham Township, Grey County, but later lived in Owen Sound. This likely wasn't something she had, but perhaps it had belonged to her daughter or grand-daughter? Her daughter was Mrs. John McQuaker of Owen Sound. Her grand-daughter was Mrs. Frank Smith of Owen Sound.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Women's
Material Cotton/Thread
Dimensions W-93 L-69 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
Subjects World War I (First World War/The Great War)
Function An apron that was worn or made by a female who was learning household science at her school.