Item/Description: Vintage ca 1925 hand-made, oh-so-feminine “Happy Homemaker’s” apron with lace edging-trim and scrumptiously parfait-colored applied-applique tulips flowers in hues of lavender purple, bubble-gum pink and buttery lemon yellow with lime green stems & leaves.
Age/Period: Vintage - ca 1925 (a handwritten note attached to the apron at time of purchase
reads “made by Dora Haberly about 1925")
Manufacturer/Identification/Markings: Home-made/homemade by “Dora Haberly” (this was ascertained from the handwritten note attached to the apron at time of purchase which reads “made by Dora Haberly about 1925"
Material(s)/Format: We’re not material experts - it looks and feels like ? “lawn” or ? “organza” - it has a crisply starchy feel, and is transparently see-through
*Waist band (excluding sashes) - 13"W
*Lower section (widest point across) - approximately 24"W
*Each of the two (2) apron ties-sashes measures approximately 27"-28"L
Condition: Exceptional, remaining overall remarkably clean and crisp, and retaining like new vivid coloration to the applique floral decorations. There are no noted tears or holes in either the main body of the apron or to the lace edging, with only one small brown stain on the lower edge of the left sash (which, when tied, is hidden/concealed from notice)