It depends on the gender of the dreamer and the content of the dream whether this image is negative or positive. In a woman’s dream it might signify her nurturing side. In a man’s dream it is more likely to represent his relationship with his mother.
The apron can represent family ties, constraints or outmoded ideas.
If you are wearing the apron this may indicate the need for skill. If worn by someone else the part of you that is represented by the dream person may need protecting.
To dream of an apron, signifies a zigzag course, for a young woman. For a school girl to dream that her apron is loosened, or torn, implies bad lessons, and lectures in propriety from parents and teachers.
An apron can represent a badge of office and, as in freemasonry, this suggests craftsmanship; in ancient china it was part of sacrificial regalia. It also has the symbolism of dividing the body into the upper, nobler part and the lower, baser instincts.
To see an apron in your dream suggests that you – or someone else – is making a commitment to work on a task or project. An apron also symbolizes protection and secrecy.
(Adornment; Attire; Costume; Garb; Veil) In a dream, one’s apparel vary in meaning depending on their contents, colors or type, etcetera. Wearing one’s garb in the winter in a dream is better than wearing it in the summer. Wrapping oneself with a cloth in a dream means becoming poor. An attire in a dream represents […]
Dreams of apparel, denote that enterprises will be successes or failures, as the apparel seems to be whole and clean, or soiled and threadbare. To see fine apparel, but out of date, foretells that you will have fortune, but you will scorn progressive ideas. If you reject out-of-date apparel, you will outgrow present environments and […]
(Sack) A travelling bag or a sack in a dream represents a coffer, a keeper of one’s secrets, or it could mean a treasure. Seeing a sack or a bag in a dream also means a trip, or a young son one takes pride to carryover his shoulders. (Also see Pouch; Sack, Suitcase; Trunk)