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One of five fragments of an apron

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

29.5 x 23 cm (11 5/8 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1029d

Medium or Technique

Silk ground with silk thread and gilt metal thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ribbed cream color silk ground, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin and stem stitch and gold yarn couched with yellow silk. Design shows pink roses and rose buds and other small flowering plants. Many brown stains; gold tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift Mrs. Edward R. Warren and Miss Elizabeth P. Hamlen