APRON

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-73848

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

Descriptive Terms

aprons (protective wear)
lampas (textile material)
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
Persian (culture)
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Lampas
Velvet
Persian
Striped
APRON

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.6279