Nurse's uniform apron worn by Pauline Brown Payne
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- Manufactured by
- Angelica Corporation, American, founded 1904
- Worn by
- Pauline Brown Payne, American
- A plasticized two piece nurse's white apron worn by Pauline Brown Payne. The top portion, or bib of the apron (2013.90.2.2a) is a solid piece of fabric that covers the torso from waist to shoulders, broader at the chest and narrowing at the waist. The top of the piece has two straps designed to go over the shoulders and attach to the skirt at the small of the back with a button. The interior front edge of the bib has the manufacturer's tag and has the owner's name inked in two places. The apron skirt (2013.90.2.2b) is flared and worn wrapped around the body and open at the back. It fastens with two buttons at the small of the back. There is a manufacturer's tag and a personal tag sewn to the PL side of the back of the waist.
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- Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pauline Brown Payne
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- aprons (protective wear)
- cloth, thread, plastic (organic)
- H x W (2013.90.2.2a Bib, Flat): 36 1/4 × 24 3/16 in. (92 × 61.5 cm)
- H x W (2013.90.2.2b Skirt Flat, Folded): 28 3/8 × 27 3/16 in. (72 × 69 cm)
- H x W (2013.90.2.2b Skirt, Flat Unfolded): 30 11/16 × 63 in. (78 × 160 cm)
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- NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
- National Museum of African American History and Culture
- African American
- Clothing and dress
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