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Apron

Italian
probably 17th century


Dimensions

75 x 106 cm (29 1/2 x 41 3/4 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.06 x .75

Accession Number

33.456

Medium or Technique

Linen; point, Punto Tagliato, cut-work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Material: cream white linen. Design: squares, with reticello filling with smaller squares between. The corners of the larger squares ornamented with laid-work and punto riccio. Bottom and sides edged with heavy bobbin lace. Worn and mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond