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Antigonish Heritage Museum


Accession number: 1241
Category: Protective Wear
Date: before 2012
Materials: Fibre
Narrative: Garment used to protect clothing from dirt or damage related to one's occupation. It is sometimes worn for decoration.

Garment that extends from the waistline to mid-thigh with open-backed skirt, and tie closure. Hand crocheted lace insert, and hemline.

History of Use:

A covering worn primarily on the front of body to protect clothing and the body. An apron is commonly used as part of a uniform for example, in the food service sector