Clothing panels

French
19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

22.5 x 35 cm (8 7/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.312a-b

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Clothing panels; possibly from a woman’s stomacher. On each panel a wheat sheaf of metal foil with paste insets from which branches and other floral motives symmetrically radiate. Spangles, metal coils, paste insets, and metal foil on a shite moiré silk ground. A zig-zaf line metal coils and spangles runs lengthwise acroos the top and bottom of each panel. Missing coils, bent foil; the ground is soiled and worn in spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection