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Square (part of an apron?)

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Square (part of an apron?). Fine mull, embroidered with white cotton in chain, stem and buttonhole stitches. A sparse, all-over pattern showing flowering vines in solid and open work. Two sides hemmed; other tow show selvedges. A number of small holes and brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John H. Hilliard

American (probably New England), 18th century

Object Place

New England, USA

Dimensions

95 x 102 cm (37 3/8 x 40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

58.999

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes