2013.0048.026 Apron, View 2
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Apron

  • Category:

    Textiles (Clothing)

  • Place of Origin:

  • Date:

    1780-1830

  • Materials:

    Cotton

  • Museum Object Number:

    2013.0048.026


  • Complete Details



Object Number

2013.0048.026

Object Name

Apron

Category

Textiles (Clothing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Sandy Lerner

Date

1780-1830

Materials

Cotton

Dimensions (inches)

34 (L) , 42 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

86.36 (L) , 106.68 (W)

Object Description

Web - 08/09/2016

Apron made from loose plain-weave cotton fabric and embellished with tambour work (white work) and open work. A rectangular panel of loosely woven cotton fabric with cotton tape straps at the top edges. The edges of the panel are scalloped and trimmed in tambour work. A large floral design is repeated three times along the bottom of the apron. This design combines tambour work with drawn thread openwork to create more refined details. Small floral sprigs (tambour work) are placed throughout and also used as a detail inside each scalloped segmen

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Catalogue] Sotheby's Castle Howard Costume Collection (Olympia Oct 2003).
Pictured on page 52 as part of lot 194