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Pink child's apron belonging to Etta Moten Barnett

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Mussallem  Search this
Designed by:
The Fifth Avenue  Search this
Owned by:
Etta Moten Barnett, American, 1901 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
cloth
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 13/16 × 22 5/8 in. (27.5 × 57.5 cm)
Type:
aprons (protective wear)
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-2004
Description:
This is a child sized pink apron with a pink and white rose pattern on the front pockets belonging to Etta Moten Barnett. The apron consists of light pink fabric with four large front pockets made of fabric with a white and blush pink background and a pattern of large pink rosebuds and green leaves. Each pocket has a rounded top hem. The waistband at the front of the apron has the same pattern as the pockets. The apron strings are the same solid pink fabric as the main body of the apron. There is a fabric tag sewn to the hem of the end of the proper right string. The white tag has purple text that reads “The FIFTH AVENUE Apron / REG.US.PAT.OFF. / A MUSSALLEM PRODUCT.”
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Children  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2022.13.1.52
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Etta Moten Barnett Archive
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5093c0f30-4d19-453d-a403-ce2b54f5c25a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.13.1.52