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Apron marked "Ann Knapp April 1713"

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A white mull apron embroidered with white linen thread in design of serpentine flowering stems with perching peacocks, much of the design in drawn work, in center front on drawn work center of flower an embroidered inscription: "Ann Knapp, April 1713"; fullness gathered on upper edge into linen...

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Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

1713

Object Place

England

Dimensions

83 x 94 cm (32 11/16 x 37 in.)

Accession Number

50.291

Medium or Technique

Linen with linen embroidery, pulled thread, linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes