White silk ground with coloured silk embroidery in satin, stem, and long and short stitches, couched cord, and french knots. There is a border on three sides of rounded compartments outlined by long leaves and filled with lozenge and quatrefoil trellis, from which spring slender stems bearing roses, carnations, and other flowers. Similar but detached stems with honeysuckle fill the two corners.


  • Title: Apron
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1725/1750
  • Location: England
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 19.5 in, Width: 35 in
  • Provenance: Given by the family of Mrs Jane Robinson
  • Medium: Silk embroidery on white silk

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