Object Record

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Object ID Number SAM 1936.4
Object Name Apron
Date Circa 1860s
Culture American
Credit line Gift of Mrs. J. A. H. Colby
Exhibit Label This Union pinner apron was made during the Civil War of silk and metallic embellishments; its purpose was to showcase the wearer’s political stance.
Medium Silk/Silver Leaf
Material Silk Taffeta/Silver Leaf
Image size 31" H x 24" W (straps 31" W)
Currently on view No
Subjects Civil War
Union
Fashion
Clothing
Apron
Stripes
Stars