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A narrow apron

Polish
19th century


Object Place: Poland

Dimensions

41.5 x 64 cm (16 5/16 x 25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.68

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A narrow apron of black wool cloth embroidered with bright polychrome silks and green and yellow chenille and gilt sequins in symmetrical arrangement of large-scale stylized blossom including the tulip, edges bound with blue silk, waistband of purple satin, blue and black cotton tape ties, band of ruffled blue silk embroidered with green and yellow chenille across bottom.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel Cabot