Apron

A work made of linen, plain weave; pulled thread work with silk floss in two-sided italian cross stitch; inside waistband gathered by feather, running, and back filling stitches; edged in silk, warp twining with ground weft fringe, attached by buttonhole and detached buttonhole stitches.
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  • A work made of linen, plain weave; pulled thread work with silk floss in two-sided italian cross stitch; inside waistband gathered by feather, running, and back filling stitches; edged in silk, warp twining with ground weft fringe, attached by buttonhole and detached buttonhole stitches.

Date:

17th century

Artist:

Italy

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Title

Apron

Origin

Italy

Date

1601–1700

Medium

Linen, plain weave; pulled thread work with silk floss in two-sided Italian cross stitch; inside waistband gathered by feather, running, and back filling stitches; edged in silk, warp twining with ground weft fringe, attached by buttonhole and detached buttonhole stitches

Dimensions

98.6 x 87.7 cm (38 3/4 x 34 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Needlework and Textile Guild

Reference Number

1976.332

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