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Apron of fine white cotton, deep hemstitched border on three sides, fullness gathered into narrow cotton waist band at top, inner border design embroidered with white linen of small scale repeated group consisting of two lance-shaped leaves and pyramidal spray of blossoms, leaves in lace stitches.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Theresa and MIss Elizabeth Blake

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States


68 x 75 cm (26 3/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery and lace stitches


Textiles and Fashion Arts