Monday, April 11, 2016

1950s Organza & Handkerchief Hostess Apron

This vintage hostess apron seemed perfect to feature on black gesso. I think the delicacy of the organza is really showcased by the dark background. For me, sheer aprons like this from the 1950s immediately evoke scenes of an exciting evening soirée, music wafting above a well dressed crowd of women in wiggle dresses and men in smart suits, glasses clinking, laughter ringing, ...

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