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One of five fragments of an apron

American
18th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

14.9 x 14.5 cm (5 7/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1029a

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground with silk and gilt metal embroidery threads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ribbed cream color silk ground, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin and stem stitch and gold yarn couched with yellow silk. Design shows pink roses and rose buds and other small flowering plants. Many brown stains; gold tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift Mrs. Edward R. Warren and Miss Elizabeth P. Hamlen