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Object Name Apron
Object ID # 1979.11.2
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
Year Range from 1930
Year Range to 1955
Material Rayon
Dimensions L-35.75 inches
Description A ladies machine made apron comprised of a black and white printed checked rayon. The apron has an attached self-fabric waistband with a hook and eye closure and snaps on the exterior side of the waistband. This apron was probably worn with a matching plain dress and cape, and the cape would have snapped onto the apron. There is also cartridge pleating at the attachment seam.
Provenance Worn by Stella A. (Derstine) Moyer (1885-1955), wife of Preacher Wilson R. Moyer (1872-1959). They lived in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, and Wilson served as minister at the Bloomimg Glen Mennonite Church.
Source Gift of Emma Gross Derstein
People Moyer, Stella A. Derstine, 1885-1955
Collection Clothing-Women's