Apron marked "Ann Knapp April 1713"
Object Place: England
83 x 94 cm (32 11/16 x 37 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen with linen embroidery, pulled thread, linen bobbin lace
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A white mull apron embroidered with white linen thread in design of serpentine flowering stems with perching peacocks, much of the design in drawn work, in center front on drawn work center of flower an embroidered inscription: “Ann Knapp, April 1713”; fullness gathered on upper edge into linen tape, three sides finished with narrow flounce of bobbin lace; a number of small brownish stains and on darned spot.
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund