Quilted and embroidered apron

English
Early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

63 x 93 cm (24 13/16 x 36 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.520

Medium or Technique

Linen tabby quilted with silk chain stitch embroidery and silk tape binding

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Quilted and embroidered apron; linen ground, now deep café au lait (originally white?), embroidered with red, pink, and green, and yellow in sprays, central one and one in each ground quilted with yellow silk back stitch in small lozenge design, edges bound with green silk ribbon; several small holes and breaks; a number of stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William N. Bourne