Stomacher

French
1700–20


Object Place: France

Dimensions

39 x 31.5 cm (15 3/8 x 12 3/8 in. )

Accession Number

43.1909

Medium or Technique

Silk, metal; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Polychrome silk embroidered floral motifs with solidly-covered round of silver yarns and wire on linen canvas, silver yarns and wire on linen canvas, silver yarn over parchment details. Large flange at base. Seven salmon silk grosgrain tabs at sides (2 missing). Green silk binding. Ref.: Seligman and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 29D.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection