Garter

Mexican


Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 82 x 1.5 cm (7 7/8 x 32 5/16 x 9/16 in.) Other (Left facing tie): 1.5 x 31 cm (9/16 x 12 3/16 in.) Other (Rigth facing tie): 1.5 x 31.5 cm (9/16 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.427

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White stripes, on which are geometrical forms in deep rose and violet, are seperated by stripes of light neutral brown and gold. The warp threads are braided to form points, which are edged with white silk tassles. Sewed to the side is a narrow bobbin lace of gold thread and gray silk.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection