Garter

French
17th–18th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

35.3 x 11.5 cm (13 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

38.1227

Medium or Technique

Silk and gilt-silver yarns; macramé

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Worked with gold thread (gilded silver wound on yellow silk) and several shades of green silk. The design consists of connected pointed ovals. The ends are trimmed with strings of small gold tassels.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman