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Fragment of an embroidered apron in three part (one fragment)

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Fragments of an embroidered apron; (a) cream white taffeta ground embroidered with flowers in several shades of pink, red, violet, and green silk and gold thread, mounds worked with couched gold thread and edged with feathery grasses which are worked with pale green silk, piece irregularly cut...

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Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States


56.7 x 69 cm (22 5/16 x 27 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk, metallic yarn; embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts