Print this page

Embroidered Festive Apron (Russia)

Woman's apron from Russia, c. 1895-1910. Woman's apron from Russia, c. 1895-1910. © The Trustees of the British Museum, acc. no. 2012,3020.1.

The collection of the British Museum in London includes a woman's apron from Russia, which dates to the period 1895-1910. It measures 85 x 68 cm. For the greater part made of wool, the apron is decorated with embroidery in coloured threads, sequins and metal thread (passing) plaited into narrow ribbons. The narrow top section is made of cotton.

British Museum online catalogue (retrieved 11 January 2017).

WV

Last modified on Sunday, 26 March 2017 19:49