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Apron

Apron

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1830-1869 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cotton embroidery and drawn work on muslin

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs E.G. Hughes

  • Museum number:

    T.20-1930

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Cotton embroidery and drawn work on muslin. The shape is curved, with slightly scalloped outline. There is a symmetrical border arrangement of leafy and floral stems springing from a device at the bottom. There are small pocket flaps worked with a sprig, and a narrow wastiband with similar flowers.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1830-1869 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Cotton embroidery and drawn work on muslin

Dimensions

Length: 19.5 in, Width: 14.5 in greatest

Object history note

Registered File number 1930/1461.

Descriptive line

Shaped, whitework lawn, open work, pockets, embroidered; England; 1830-1869.

Materials

Cotton thread; Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Plain weave; Embroidered; Sewing; Drawn-work

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Children's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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