Apron with pineapples
Chinese (for western market)
Object Place: China
77.5 x 67.6 cm (30.50-CF x 26.625 in.-W)
Medium or Technique
Satin; embroidered with silk
Not On View
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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb