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 of taffeta

Start collecting

Apron of taffeta with plaid of chiné vertical stripes alternating with stripes or blocks in two shades of pink, apron short and full, trimmed at bottom with three rows of black machine made lace, two full gathered pockets also trimmed with black lace, pink ribbon bow at back of tie.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, Third quarter 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

100.8 x 54.5 cm (39 11/16 x 21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1204

Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, chiné, lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes