Apron, cotton, made and used by Audrey Crago, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1940-1942
Handmade cotton apron with pocket and decorative elements, tying at the waist, Red and white checked gingham, gathered at the waist by three rows of smocking, forming a frill above the waist band. The waist tie is attached in one piece across the back of the waist. A single pocket, with smocking at the top sewn on the front at the side. The apron is edged with white rick-a-rack braid. Some staining and discolouration in the middle of the apron.