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Object ID
2013.19.2
Object Name
Apron
Object Entities
Venetos, Cleo (is related to)
Emmanuel Zabit, Nancy (is related to)
Vasiliou, Katherine (is related to)
Emmanuel, Katherine (is related to)
Object Description
Cream colored, hand-stitched apron. The main shape of the apron is a simple rectangular shape with details added throughout the stitching. The top 13 or so inches of the main portion of the apron is a plain, square patterned stitching. Near the bottom of the apron skirt, there is a more dense stitching pattern to form a sort of looped design. At the borrom of the looped design, there is more dense stitching to form a seam at the bottom, separating the looped design from the 2 inches of ruffles at the bottom. At each end of the top of the apron, there is sewn a string that measures around 13.5 inches in length, that would be used in order to fasten the apron around the waist.
Origin
**For full family history, see donor file** This apron was hand-stitched by Katherine (Hadzi Vasiliou) Emmanuel, the grandmother of the donor. Katherine immigrated to the United States in August of 1920, through Ellis Island, NY, accompanied by her soon-to-be husband's cousin. Katherine married Andrew Emmanuel in their Pullman, IL home on September 26, 1920.
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Citation
Apron, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/9995. Accessed 04/11/21.