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Apron for Western Market

An uncut apron embroidered in China for the Western market.


Embroidered in silvery white twisted silks with two large flower sprays to the bottom of the apron, below two pairs of vertical narrow flower and leaf meanders (pocket slits) a border of meandering flowers and leaves to three sides, the right hand side with an extra flower strip (to be cut for the waistband, all on a black satin ground. 

30 x 29 1/2 in;  76  x 75 cm