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Object ID # 1993.051.001
Object Name Apron
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Date c. 1916
Year Range from 1910
Year Range to 1920
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description Child-sized sleeveless white apron (pinafore). This pinafore is a sleeveless garment made of two pieces sewn together to form the front and back. There are no closures or ties. The white material is vertically ribbed. There is also some white embroidery on the front. The neckline and large side arm openings are edged with scalloped white embroidery. There is a white-embroidered, scalloped pocket on the right side of the front. Hemmed at the bottom. Inside, written in blue on the material, is "ASHBY". There is a vertical seam central to the top of the front. It has scalloped sides. White embroidery and a scalloped and embroidered pocket.
Provenance This garment was made by a relative for Gertrude Ashby when she was a baby, c. 1916. Gertrude lived in Meaford, Grey County. Last owned by Eleanor Spence of Owen Sound, Grey County.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Child, Female
Material Pique/Embroidery Thread/Thread
Dimensions W-21 L-48 cm
Found Owen Sound, Grey County
People Ashby, Gertrude
Spence, Lloyd