Not currently on display at the V&A

Apron

18th century (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Child's apron of fine bleached linen with the waist pleated and sewn to a ¼-inch (4 mm) wide linen tape which extends to form the ties. There is a 1⅜-inch (3.2 cm) tuck across the apron 3½-inches (9 cm) above the hem. It retains its original starching.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen; hand-woven, hand-sewn
Brief Description
Child's apron of fine bleached linen, British, 18th century
Physical Description
Child's apron of fine bleached linen with the waist pleated and sewn to a ¼-inch (4 mm) wide linen tape which extends to form the ties. There is a 1⅜-inch (3.2 cm) tuck across the apron 3½-inches (9 cm) above the hem. It retains its original starching.
Dimensions
  • Length: 38.5cm (approx)
  • At hem width: 60cm (approx)
  • Width: 24in
  • Width: 61cm
Collection
Accession Number
T.33-1969

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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