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Object Name Apron
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
Material Cotton
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.
Provenance 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
People Detweiler, Rachel M. Myers, 1872-1964
Collection Clothing-Children's