User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Apron and matching bows in three part (apron)

Start collecting

Probably American, 19th century apron and two matching bows. Neutral violet ribbed taffeta, embroidered with polychrome floss silks in satin, stem in knot stitches. (a): Apron: border of rose and carnation sprigs along sides and bottom, and a row of same along waistband. Pleated under waistband,...

Show Full Description

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Probably American, 1830–40

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.429a

Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes