Explore the CollectionApron

73.5cm x 64cm
Place of Origin
South Australia
Historical Period/Date
20th Century (1930-1969 Mid)
Registration Number
Bullion Knot,French Knot,Long and Short Stitch,Needlepainting,
Aprons,Costume - Women,

Physical Description

Calico bib apron edged with green bias binding with a pocket on the right edged with the same bias binding, as are the fabric straps. The design is of a young woman dressed as a Columbine in a green suit with orange buttons down the back and orange trims on the white collar and cuffs.Her green pointed hat has three large orange pompoms. She is seated on a purple satin cushion with pleated trim. Her face and hands are hand painted. The design is worked in needlepainting in single silk strands. There is a small area unstitched on one of the collar frills. The pompoms are densely embroidered with French knots, surrounded by bullion knots of varying lengths radiating out.

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