Stomacher

American
18th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

34 x 25.3 cm (13 3/8 x 9 15/16 in. )

Accession Number

52.1392

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal, linen; embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Embroidered stomacher of corded silk, once white, now light brown with age, design of undulating flowering vine, embroidered in satin stitch, split stitch with several shades of pink, green, blue, yellow sikl, and tarnished metal thread, the center of the largest flower in raised needle weaving, remains of gold braid trimming, plain bands of silk on sides of the stomacher, worn and patched, lutestring lining full of holes.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund