Stomacher

French or Italian
mid-18th century


Dimensions

32.7 x 25 cm (12 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.) Tubs are included.

Accession Number

43.1923

Medium or Technique

Silk, wire, leather, paper, glass and metal foil; Cutwork, embroidery, silk chenille and covered wire relief, fly fringe, beaded.

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Relief embroidery of silk floral motifs in pinks and greens on white silk cutwork over wire foundation; green and white fly fringe, chenille and covered wire trim. Silk panels at sides decorated with green silk-covered wire flowers, purple foil and beads.

Provenance

1943, gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick (b. 1873 - d. 1957), Chicago, to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 14, 1943)

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection