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Apron | unknown | V Search the Collections Apron Place of origin: England, Great Britain (made) Date: 1580-1600 (made) Artist/Maker: Unknown (production) Materials and Techniques: Linen, hand-sewn and hand-embroidered Credit Line: Given by Captain A M Hughes Museum number: T.87-1917 Gallery location: In Storage
Plate 13: "Herring, pickled herring". Apron has a center pocket to support her purse. Red suit of apparel with partlet, apron and bagged coif. Apron pocket lined in matching red. Yellow binding at neckline, cuffs, waistline, hem and bordering apron. Same large shallow basket balanced on head as bean-seller.
..c.1940's doing the dishes - What is her apron made of? It looks almost plastic-y, and waterproof?, but it still has frills around the edges. Why don't they make those anymore?! I'm always getting my shirts wet when I wash dishes or clean the counters!
1550-1555 Isotta Brembati Grumelli attributed to Giovanni Battista Moroni (Accademia Carrara, Bergamo, Provincia di Bergamo Italy). Isotta's partlet matches the under-partlet in the previous image. She is wearing it over a chemise decorated with red embroidery something like English blackwork. The puffed cloth ornaments protruding through her sleeve rolls match the partlet.
Cod. Pal. germ. 848: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse) (Zürich, ca. 1300 bis ca. 1340), Fol 381r