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Apron

Material: cream white linen. Design: squares, with reticello filling with smaller squares between. The corners of the larger squares ornamented with laid-work and punto riccio. Bottom and sides edged with heavy bobbin lace. Worn and mended.

Credit Line

Gift of Elizabeth Mifflin Hammond

Italian, probably 17th century

Accession Number

33.456

Medium or Technique

Linen; point, Punto Tagliato, cut-work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes