Apron

American
About 1750
Attributed to Desiree Thompson Lamb (American, 18th century)


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

98 x 144 cm (38 9/16 x 56 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.455

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with linen embroidery and drawnwork

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Natural colored mull, embroidered with a powder of white sprigs in field and a vine-like border on three sides showing sprigs and rocaille motifs; the latter are executed in drawnwork in a variety of patterns. Top edge, without border, cut into a shallow curve. A few small holes and two darned areas near top.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb