Long apron of two widths of white mull
Object Place: France
96 x 80 cm (37 13/16 x 31 1/2 in.) approximate width for storage with apron fullness in folds
Medium or Technique
Cotton mull with linen embroidery and drawn work
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Gathered at top with central V, embroidered with white linen thread in back stitch shadow work and great variety of drawn work stitches, all over design of highly decorative blossoms and leaves with curving stems springing from symmetrical blossoms and flower arrangements, deep border design on three sides of ribbon and floral serpentine lines interlacing, irregularly scalloped edge.
Gift of Miss Elizabeth Stewart, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Charles Stewart