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A long rectangular embroidered net apron

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A long rectangular embroidered net apron, small-scale double border on three sides with outer line of stylized laurel leaves, inner line of stylized blossom alternating with four rosettes, inner border repeated on waist band and on ties and as outline for two pockets (pockets never attached),...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry I. Bowditch

American, second quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

80 x 82 cm (31 1/2 x 32 5/16 in.) approximate measurement for flat storage with ties down at sides

Accession Number

51.654

Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes