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Garter

18th century


Dimensions

32.3 x 3 cm (12 11/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1228

Medium or Technique

Silk with silver embroidery and linen lining

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Collections

Europe , Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

One garter of pink silk with scrolling conventional flowers couched in silver thread (silver wound on white silk) and flat silver wire. Silver somewhat tarnished, pink silk worn and faded. Lined with linen (two pieces).

Credit Line

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