Apron

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

68 x 75 cm (26 3/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

50.466

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and lace stitches

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Apron of fine white cotton, deep hemstitched border on three sides, fullness gathered into narrow cotton waist band at top, inner border design embroidered with white linen of small scale repeated group consisting of two lance-shaped leaves and pyramidal spray of blossoms, leaves in lace stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake