Vintage 1940s 40s 1950s 50s french nuns indigo blue bleu de travail full length kitchen apron cotton twill darned repaired workwear chore

$66.50

A full length cotton twill kitchen apron dating from the late 1940s /early 1950s. Noted flaws - small marks and fading throughout and hand sewn repairs - please see photos. This Apron came from a nunnery in the Loire area of France, full length, pleated at the waist, two hand pockets, great for gardening, cooking or other hobbies, string ties.

Measurements taken lying flat -

Bib - 11.5"
Skirt - 37"
Waistband - 33" (waist ties are 35" long each)
Skirt width - 41"

Please check your measurements carefully!

Shipping from United Kingdom

Processing time

1-3 business days

Estimated shipping times

  • United Kingdom : 3 - 7 business days
  • North America : 1 - 5 weeks
  • Europe : 1 - 7 business days
  • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 1 - 5 weeks

I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and cancellations

Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery

Request a cancellation within: 1 hours of purchase

I don't accept exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

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Sizing details

Measurements for each item are within the listing. Items are laid flat and measurements taken in inches. Please compare the measurements provided with a similar item of your own to ensure a good fit.
Perceptions of sizing such as 'small', 'medium' or 'large' can differ from person to person and between brands - please go by the measurements provided. If you need any further, specific or clarification on measurements, please ask before purchasing and I'll be happy to help.
I don't know whether an item will fit you or not - I've probably never met you! It is your responsibility to check that the measurements are right for you.

Custom and personalised orders

I buy stock most weeks and may have something in stock that's right for you. Please get in touch if there's something you're after but can't see listed.

Wholesale availability

I AM NOT A WHOLESALER!! My prices are based on what I need to sell an item for in order to continue the work it takes to source them. I offer a 15% discount on orders for 5+ items. Please use the code found on my shop's homepage and enter it at the checkout; anyone is welcome to use this code. I do not offer any other deals or discounts! Please understand that I am not a wholesaler!

Postage and Tracking

I am based in Totnes in the South West of the UK. I send all UK items under 2kg with Royal Mail. There is no tracking with this service, but you can upgrade at the checkout if you need tracking. Parcels over 2kg are sent with the cheapest courier and will be tracked. I gladly send items worldwide and will find you the cheapest tracked option. I refund all postage overcharges.

Can I have a discount?

Nope. Unless you are buying 5+ items, I do not offer discounts. Please use the code found on my shop's homepage for 15% off 5 or more items.

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