Brace (one of a pair)
Object Place, France
75.7 x 5.5 cm (29 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave with silk embroidery, cotton figure woven tape, leather, metal and metal springs, and silk taffeta ribbon
Not On View
White canvas tent-stitch embroidered with polychrome silk pastoral vignettes (swan, flower basket, horse, house, woman with donkey, center wreath with initial "R" flanked by floral sprays, man on horseback, peacock, bouquet, sheep and dog). Elasticized kid strap with buttonhole at one end, figured cotton strap at mid-back with steel buckle on one. Blue silk back and binding.
Purchased by donor in 1928.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection