Stomacher in two parts

18th century


Dimensions

26.5 x 14.8 cm (10 7/16 x 5 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

03.1349b

Medium or Technique

Silk and linen; silk and silver embroidery on silk

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The ground is of red satin. The design of a conventional bird, flowers and a cross, is worked with silver thread. A is edged on one side with deep points, which are bound with brown ribbon and to the ends of each are sewed pieces of ribbon. B. has deep points on both sides. The edge is bound be a white silk lining.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Samuel Abbott Green