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[Blue denim apron with white decorative stitching, Ewa, Hawaii]

Tazawa, Haruno [ bio ]

[Blue denim apron with white decorative stitching, Ewa, Hawaii]
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L: 32 in, W: 26.5 in

Ewa, Hawaii, unknown


Gift of Barbara Kawakami


1 apron : denim, canvas ; 32 x 26.5 in.

Full-length blue denim (ahina) apron with natural color canvas ties at neck and waist. All stitching in white thread; top stitching pattern on bib and front of apron. One pocket (approx. 5.75 x 6 in.) on proper right side. Bib lined with tiny pink and purple flower pattern cloth.

Label: Haruno Tazawa, Ewa, HI 96706.

This apron was made of ahina (denim) imported from Germany.

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