Apron with pineapples

Chinese (for western market)
1825–50


Object Place: China

Dimensions

77.5 x 67.6 cm (30.50-CF x 26.625 in.-W)

Accession Number

59.427

Medium or Technique

Satin; embroidered with silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Chinese for the Western Market. Apron. Black satin, embroidered with polychrome twisted silks in satin stitch. Marrow waistband, cut to a shallow V. Vine showing pineapples and clusters or rosettes along two sides and bottom, along waistband and on pocket slits. A bouquet of same elements in each lower corner. Black scrim pocket sacks.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb