Stomacher

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

35.5 x 23 cm (14 x 9 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

54.1341

Medium or Technique

Silk moiré, linen, metal; embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Stomacher of white silk moiré embroidered with polychrome silks and gold and silver metal thread in design of scrolling stem bearing at top a large carnation and two lilies, on lower branch a variety of blossoms and fruit including pomegranate and strawberried; on each side of point are three tabs, backed with linen and edged with linen tape.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes