Apron

English
first half of 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

109 x 55.5 cm (42 15/16 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

38.1187

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with silk and metallic threads

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Polychrome silk and gilt-silver yarns and spangles on white silk ground. Conventionalized vegetative design along three edges, three large flowers center bottom edge and bottom corners, smaller flowers throughout. Diagonal lines forming diamonds on ground with bows at crosses and single spangle centered within. Gilt-silver bows at points along three scalloped edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman