Design for embroidery for a petticoat and open gown, or for an apron

Design for embroidery for a petticoat and open gown, or for an apron

Design for embroidery for a petticoat and open gown, or for an apron
Anonymous
England
Pen and ink on laid paper
Bequeathed by Raymond Johnes
Museum no. E.252-1973

The design is unfinished at one end but the repeat indicates that it continues to the borderless edge. The skilful drawing of the repeat suggests that the design is the work of a professional pattern drawer.