Woman's apron

English
early 18th century


Object Place: England

Dimensions

50.5 x 102 cm (19 7/8 x 40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.454

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta) with silk and metal thread embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Apron embroidered with thin silver vines with silver, light brown, yellow, and light purple flowers in a nearly symmetrical design; border embroidered in pattern of silver scrolls with yellow and green leaf and bud patterns

Provenance

Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb in memory of Miss Rose Lamb to the MFA, 1937

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée Lamb in memory of Miss Rose Lamb