Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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set of dance aprons
  • United States
  • set of dance aprons, late 1800s–1980
  • wool, ribbon, buckskin, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width: 51.5 x 97 cm width includes buckskin ties
    Object Height/Width: 20 1/4 x 38 3/16 in width includes buckskin ties
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6670.02

The small rectangular square of dark blue wool has red, dark blue, and yellow stripes along the bottom edge. The sides are trimmed with red grosgrain ribbon. The top edge is turned under to form a channel for a buckskin tie and the red ribbon continues all the way up.