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Apron with pineapples

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Chinese for the Western Market. Apron. Black satin, embroidered with polychrome twisted silks in satin stitch. Marrow waistband, cut to a shallow V. Vine showing pineapples and clusters or rosettes along two sides and bottom, along waistband and on pocket slits. A bouquet of same elements in...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb

Chinese (for western market), 1825–50

Object Place

China

Dimensions

77.5 x 67.6 cm (30.50-CF x 26.625 in.-W)

Accession Number

59.427

Medium or Technique

Satin; embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes