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Embroidered apron

Balkan
19th century


Object Place: Balkan

Dimensions

78.3 cm (30 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.1079

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered, buttonhole stitch

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered apron, made of two widths of heavy cotton cloth material joined down center, deep bottom border, embroidered with dark red, black, dark blue, silks, in repeat of pyramidal square, top band of border a stylized plant repeat, a long red fringe on bottom of apron extending up sides to depth of border, two side edges embroidered with red silk in buttonhole stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. T. Jefferson Newbold