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Apron

  • Place of origin:

    Paisley (linen muslin, weaving)
    Flanders (bobbin lace edging, lace making)
    Great Britain (embroidering)

  • Date:

    1720-1740 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton with whitework embroidery, bobbin lace edging

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Dora Carson

  • Museum number:

    T.9-1952

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

White cotton apron embroidered with Chinoiserie design in whitework, bordered with Flemish bobbin lace. Design depicts birds in flight, pagodas and Orientalist figures

Place of Origin

Paisley (linen muslin, weaving)
Flanders (bobbin lace edging, lace making)
Great Britain (embroidering)

Date

1720-1740 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton with whitework embroidery, bobbin lace edging

Descriptive line

A woman's apron, 1720-40, British; whitework, Scottish linen muslin embroidered with Chinoiserie design, edged with Flemish bobbin lace

Subjects depicted

Birds; Flowers; Pagodas; Trees; Fishermen (people)

Categories

Embroidery; Lace; Clothing; Accessories; Fashion; Europeana Fashion Project

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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