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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

Apron made in Britain 1580-1600. linen possibly unfinished, normally would have had lace added to edges and possibly more colors added to the embroidery.

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.

Shoemaker's aprons. This apron comes up to a point at the collar. Ties around the neck and waist, more images in the link.

Allessandro Allori's Study of a Woman with a Tray, 1570-80, note the pocket and lacy apron edging!

Applique hanging with rose pattern, England, possibly Southern Delabere (Glocestershire), 1580-90 by Kotomicreations, via Flickr

Kostüme der Männer und Frauen in Augsburg und Nürnberg, Deutschland, Europa, Orient und Afrika - BSB Cod.icon. 341. 1580, Ausburg. Curious apron pattern.

I FOUND IT! This is one of the paintings I've been looking for showing the 'wimple' style. THANK YOU!

Medieval-Courtiers - [Corruption at Court - Crisis and the theme of Luxuria in England and France, c. 1340-1422] Why was the behaviour of courtiers such a concern in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries? Historians often take contemporary remarks about the excesses of the court and the immorality of its members as simple observations of fact.

..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!

Cod. Pal. germ. 848: Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse) (Zürich, ca. 1300 bis ca. 1340), Fol 381r

Saxony lineage b | Flickr - Photo Sharing!