Apron made from Roman sash

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

55.7 cm (21 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1983

Medium or Technique

Silk

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black ground with brilliant polychrome stripes in broad band forming border across lower part of apron, narrower stripes turned over at top to form casing for polychrome silk cord tie with tassels at ends, both ends fringed; several small stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler