Square (part of an apron?)

American (probably New England)
18th century


Object Place: New England, USA

Dimensions

95 x 102 cm (37 3/8 x 40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.999

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Square (part of an apron?). Fine mull, embroidered with white cotton in chain, stem and buttonhole stitches. A sparse, all-over pattern showing flowering vines in solid and open work. Two sides hemmed; other tow show selvedges. A number of small holes and brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John H. Hilliard