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Apron of yellow taffeta

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(yellow warp, white weft); embroidered with polychrome silks in design, around three sides, around packet slits (never cut) and in single sprays over ground, of realistically drawn carnations, tulips, wild roses and other flowers; several stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor Randall

English, 18th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

61.4 x 90.5 cm (24 3/16 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1338

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta with silk embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes