Apron of yellow taffeta

English
18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

61.4 x 90.5 cm (24 3/16 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1338

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta with silk embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(yellow warp, white weft); embroidered with polychrome silks in design, around three sides, around packet slits (never cut) and in single sprays over ground, of realistically drawn carnations, tulips, wild roses and other flowers; several stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor Randall