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1930

  • Work on this object began.

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  • Work on this object ended.

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  • We acquired this object.

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Apron, Sweet Adeline

This is a Apron. It was designed by Tony Sarg. It is dated ca. 1935 and we acquired it in 1994. Its medium is cotton and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Thomas Hess and Mrs. Calvin Stillman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 92.1 × 74 cm (36 1/4 × 29 1/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Tony Sarg (signature printed on bottom right of design)

Cite this object as

Apron, Sweet Adeline; Designed by Tony Sarg (American, 1882–1942); USA; cotton; H x W: 92.1 × 74 cm (36 1/4 × 29 1/8 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Thomas Hess and Mrs. Calvin Stillman; 1994-41-3

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Virtue in Vice.

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