White hand made apron made by Delphine Sévigny Rousseau.


A family’s identity is built in part on the items used to prepare and serve foods. This waist apron embroidered with flower motifs and crochet lace was made by hand by Delphine Sévigny Rousseau and worn by three generations of women.

Apron, ca. 1862
Delphine Sévigny Rousseau
Cotton, mother-of-pearl, 64 x 42.5 cm
Musée de la civilisation, 82-198