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Apron and matching bows in three part (apron)

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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,...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Probably American, 1830–40

Object Place

United States


67.5 cm (26 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; Embroidered


Textiles and Fashion Arts