Stomacher

American (New England)
about 1782


Object Place: New England, USA

Dimensions

29.6 x 23.5 cm (11 5/8 x 9 1/4 x 11 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

68.594

Medium or Technique

Silk; Tabby

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White silk tabby ground with an all-over leaf pattern produced in the weft and three brocaded flowers, one each in the center and at the upper two corners, rendered in light blue, blue, brown, green, yellow, cream, and red. Galloon of white silk around edges and crossed five times over central portion. Good condition.

Provenance

Said to have dbeen worn by Elizabeth Elkins, married to Thomas Sanders, 1782.

Credit Line

Gift of the Honorable Leverett Saltonstall