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Apron, green silk, embroidered

1710-1740
Origin: England
L: 25 1/2"; W: 29 1/4"
Silk ribbed; silk needlework
Gift of Anonymous Donors
Acc. No. 1971-1541
Apron of bright acid green ribbed silk taffeta embroidered with polychrome silks in a pattern of floral meanders trimming functional pockets, and outer edge. Six flower sprigs further decorate the apron. Original waistband is missing; apron now fashioned with a drawstring heading at the waistline.
Provenance:Ex Coll: Tomlinson, Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Cohen.