Stomacher in two parts

18th century


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk and linen; silk and silver embroidery on silk

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



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