|Object ID #||1988.67.7|
|Creator||Detweiler, Rachel Myers, 1872-1964 (attributed)|
|Place of Origin||probably Southeastern Pennsylvania|
|Year Range from||1892|
|Year Range to||1925|
|Dimensions||W-17.75 L-16 inches|
|Description||A child's handstitched apron made of bleached plain weave cotton. The has a scooped neck with a wide, flat front. There is a pocket attached to the proper right side. At each strap there is a button closure. The back is comprised of curved flaps and a high attached tab with a single button closure.|
Possibly made by Rachel M. (Myers) Detweiler (1872-1964), wife of Samuel M. Detweiler (1869-1952). It was probably made and used for one of their eleven children.
They were members of the Deep Run Congregation.
|Source||Gift of Jesse & Rachel Moyer Myers|
Detweiler, Rachel M. Myers, 1872-1964