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Apron, cornucopia design embroidery

Origin: England
20 1/2" X 40"
Cream ribbed silk embroidered with silk satin stitches worked over paper.
Gift of Mrs. Cora Ginsburg
Acc. No. 1991-503
Woman's short scalloped apron of silk needlework on off-white ribbed silk ground. Design consists of scrolling cornucopia in each lower corner from which flowers grow over the surface of the apron, with two vertical pockets edged in needlework. Embroidered primarily with satin stitches worked over heavy paper, using blues and lavenders with some cream, green and yellow. Unmade; waistband missing.