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Apron, (unmade), silk needlework on brown

1720-1740
Origin: England
20" X 44 7/8"
Brown ribbed silk embroidered with polychrome silk.
Gift of Mrs. Cora Ginsburg
Acc. No. 1991-502
Woman's decorative short apron embroidered with bright polychrome silks on a dark brown ribbed silk ground. The design consists of bright flowers scrolling over the bottom 3/4 of the surface. Slight dip at center front waist; once pleated to waistband (missing.) Sides and bottom edged with brown ribbon. Stitches include satin, outline, and French knots.