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Apron

Balkan
19th century


Dimensions

61.5 x 60 cm (24 3/16 x 23 5/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .60 x .615 not including fringe

Accession Number

33.448

Medium or Technique

Wool, Cotton and silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ground: heavy cream colored cotton. Design: border, across bottom, of geometric figures solidly worked in short laid stitches with crimson silk, a little blue silk, red and black wool, and tarnished metal thread. Heavy fringe across bottom of red and dark neutral wool. Two pieces of cotton joined before working. One upper corner sewed back.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond