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One of five fragments of an apron

Ribbed cream color silk ground, embroidered with polychrome silks in satin and stem stitch and gold yarn couched with yellow silk. Design shows pink roses and rose buds and other small flowering plants. Many brown stains; gold tarnished.

Credit Line

Gift Mrs. Edward R. Warren and Miss Elizabeth P. Hamlen

American, 18th century

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk ground with silk thread and gilt metal thread embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts