Mother will buy me lovely new aprons and dress to take to Boston.
This peculiar character alone stamps it as a distinguished fur, in addition to which it has the excellent advantage of being the most durable fur for carriage aprons, as well as the richest in colour.
The linen dresses of women are fastened by a long sash or girdle, wound many times round the waist; the holiday attire being a white gown covered with embroideries, one or more brightly coloured aprons and necklaces of beads or coins.
They are also used for drummers' aprons and saddle cloths in the Indian army.
Only a few are now imported from South America for carriage aprons or mats.