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Randall House - Wolfville Historical Society

Apron, Tea

Accession number: 76.7.11
Category: Protective Wear
Date: circa 1912
Materials: Fine cotton, cotton lace, satin ribbon.
Measurements: 43 cm L x 45 cm W
Description: A half apron edged with three bands of narrow lace. Lace inserted down centre to form a bow 3/4 of the way down. A pink satin ribbon goes through a lace casing at the top and extends at either end to make long ties. A pink satin bow at each upper corner.
History of Use: The tea apron was handmade by owner for her trousseau when Mrs. Andrews was 16 to 20 years of age. It was never used.