Smock

Description
This smock is typical of the type worn by male agricultural workers throughout the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. They were hard wearing, warm and could be oiled to make them waterproof. They were the perfect coverall for wearing for dirty jobs in all weathers.
Accession Loan No.
76/1967
Collection Class
Clothing and accessories
Common Name
smock
Simple Name
smock
Dimensions
centre front length 1020 mm; chest 790 mm; shoulder width 490 mm
Period Classification
Victorian (1837-1901)
Production Date
c 1850
Production Year Low
1850
Production Year High
1860
Production County
Devon
Production Country
United Kingdom: England
Production Area Region
Northern Europe
Production Continent
Europe
Family Group

Material
linen and cotton, twill

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