Fragment of an embroidered apron in three part (one fragment)
Object Place: United States
19.5 x 24.5 cm (7 11/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, metal threads; embroidered
Not On View
Fragments of an embroidered apron; (a) cream white taffeta ground embroidered with flowers in several shades of pink, red, violet, and green silk and gold thread, mounds worked with couched gold thread and edged with feathery grasses which are worked with pale green silk, piece irregularly cut and edged with narrow gold galloon; (b and c) uncut pocket designs; taffets in very bad condition, shredded, torn, brittle.
Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop