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Embroidered apron

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Large, yellow silk taffeta, with attached bib and two slit pockets. Bib lining and pockets constructed from a light neutral yellow linen. Large-scale floral sprays form borders and separate motifs on skirt of apron; small-scale sprays on bib of apron. Design worked with brilliant polychrome...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, late 17th century

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109 x 146 cm (42 15/16 x 57 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta with silk embroidery. Linen pockets and bib lining.


Textiles and Fashion Arts