Apron

Italian(?)
18th century


Object Place: Italy

Dimensions

Length.including fringe x width at bottom: 58 x 87 cm (22 13/16 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1190

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: three flounces of cream-colored satin (mounted on pink silk, probably not part of original apron). Design: flowers, scrolls, etc. worked in satin stitch with pink, orange, blue, green, and cream-colored silk, and couched gold and silver thread. Trimmed with silk fringe. Stained.

Provenance

1935, Charles Goldschmidt (dealer), Paris [see note]; July 7, 1935, sold by Goldschmidt to Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), Paris and New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938)

NOTE: Said to come from the private collection of Madame Goldschmidt.

Credit Line

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