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Ground: three flounces of cream-colored satin (mounted on pink silk, probably not part of original apron). Design: flowers, scrolls, etc. worked in satin stitch with pink, orange, blue, green, and cream-colored silk, and couched gold and silver thread. Trimmed with silk fringe. Stained.

Provenance

1935, Charles Goldschmidt (dealer), Paris [see note]; July 7, 1935, sold by Goldschmidt to Carrie Lauer Lehman (d. 1937), Paris and New York; to her husband, Philip Lehman (b. 1861 - d. 1947), New York; 1938, gift of Philip Lehman to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 14, 1938) NOTE: Said to come from the private collection of Madame Goldschmidt.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman

Italian(?), 18th century

Object Place

Italy

Dimensions

Length.including fringe x width at bottom: 58 x 87 cm (22 13/16 x 34 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

38.1190

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes