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Apron

Apron

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1730s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Muslin with drawn work and whitework embroidery

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Roderick McIver Paton

  • Museum number:

    323-1903

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Apron of muslin, with drawn work and embroidery in white cotton thread. There is a border round three sides consisting of a wavy leafy stem bearing roses and other flowers. Diaper patterns in embroidery and drawn work fill the flowers and leaves. At the top is a tape for tying.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1730s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Muslin with drawn work and whitework embroidery

Dimensions

Length: 26 in, Width: 46.25 in at bottom, Width: 16.5 in at waist

Object history note

Registered File number 84418/1903.

Descriptive line

Apron, muslin with drawn work and whitework embroidery, England, 1730s.

Materials

Cotton thread; Cotton (textile)

Techniques

Embroidering; Plain weave

Subjects depicted

Diaper-work; Flowers

Categories

Textiles; Clothing; Embroidery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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