54.7700200000 cm. W x 69.0575200000 cm. L The width was taken at the bottom of the apron. Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Handmade taupe crocheted apron with red velvet ribbons as strings and peach ribbons woven through the crochet. Where the ribbons are woven through, the crochet is done in three thin bars on each side, which come together in the middle, allowing the ribbon to go through. The rest of the crochet forms a gridlike pattern, with a different design around the edges.
This apron is considered a half apron, since it only extends from the waist down. Aprons were popular before the 1960s in order to protect clothing. However, after the 1960s, aprons were used less often because of cheap clothes and the use of washing machines. Aprons like this one were often worn for doing chores inside the home.
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Apron, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6243. Accessed 06/06/23.