A long apron

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

173 x 107.5 cm (68 1/8 x 42 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1206

Medium or Technique

Linen brocade and linen tape

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A long apron hemmed on three sides, top gathered to linen tape with V in center front, made of two widths of material, made with white linen with white linen brocaded design of a repeat arranged in horizontal rows turning left and right of large scale ornamental leaf with pendent rose blossom; tender, a number of small holes, many of them carefully darned.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron