A long rectangular embroidered net apron

American
second quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

80 x 82 cm (31 1/2 x 32 5/16 in.) approximate measurement for flat storage with ties down at sides

Accession Number

51.654

Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A long rectangular embroidered net apron, small-scale double border on three sides with outer line of stylized laurel leaves, inner line of stylized blossom alternating with four rosettes, inner border repeated on waist band and on ties and as outline for two pockets (pockets never attached), across bottom edge a deep inner border of repeated spray of carnations; a number of small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry I. Bowditch