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APRON

Description

Silk w/ horizontal bands of bright blue & cream; patterned vertical band of lampas; wide band; busy pattern w/ serpentines & areas of red ground w/ cream floral. Smaller areas of teal background w/ cream floral; some edged in red; dark blue areas w/ cream Persian characters. Brown & cream serpentine run along sides of pattern w/ scalloped border; smaller band is sectional repeat of larger band; tiny vertical ribweave stripe of red & cream. Waistband of same material lined w/ rust wool & darted; mid-calf hemline; 2" wide black velvet tie closure at back; waistline smocking at center front & back left & right.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
Lampas
lampas (textile material)
Persian
Persian (culture)
Silk
silk (textile)
Striped
stripes
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.6279
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73848

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