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Apron

French
Late 18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

134.5 x 83.5 cm (52 15/16 x 32 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

51.2598

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered lutestring panel, bordered on three sides with flowering rose vine, worked in chain stitch with several shdes of pink, yellow, and green silk, above this across bottom line of green leaves worked in chain stitch and edged with silver sequins and above this a band of small circles of sequins, finished with drawstring at top, the lutestring in very poor condition, stained and rotted, many of the sequins have come off.

Credit Line

Special Textile Fund