Apron

American
1825–40


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

Overall: 61.9 x 74.3 cm (24 3/8 x 29 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2002.694

Medium or Technique

Block-printed silk plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cream silk apron with block-printed, floral border in yellows, greens, and reds with swag at hem.

Provenance

Belonged to Cassandana Temple; Lent to the MFA by Edith Bancroft, August 16, 1928; Inherited by Elinor Bancroft MacDonald in 1951; Gift to the MFA, December 18, 2002

Credit Line

Gift in honor of Edith Bancroft (1870-1951)