Super RARE Original Civil War Era Patriotic Flag Apron C 1861 1865 | eBay Pinner aprons from this period are often not real large but the small size of this one makes me think it was made for a younger girl. It measures as follows: Length from top to bottom 23 inches, Waist along belt 23 inches, Width at the bottom hem 26 inches.
Super RARE Original Civil War Era Patriotic Flag Apron C 1861 1865 | eBay From the research that I have done, patriotic aprons enjoyed a great popularity during CW on both sides, however, very few have survived the last 150 yrs. Those that have are pretty much all in museums, I could find examples of only 3 originals on the internet & they are all in well known major museum collections. In 40yrs of selling & collecting I have never owned or seen another aside from this example.
I think a modern version of multiple bodices and skirt styles from the same fabric would be worth Silk Plaid Civil War Dress and Bodice Brown/Gray/Black. Originally created in the and re-created in the Via