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Infant's apron

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Shaped infant's apron with geometric woven pattern, edged on all sides with narow band of lace

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, second quarter of the 18th century

Place of Use

Boston area, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 20.6 cm (13 1/2 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

49.976

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave with cotton continuous patterning wefts (clipped), linen bobbin lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes