Suspender or brace (one of a pair)

French or English
early 19th century


Object Place: France or England

Dimensions

Overall (Both objects): 79 x 20 x 0.5 cm (31 1/8 x 7 7/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

38.1223b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery on silk canvas with kid backing, silk cord and leather buckles

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Two bands of silk canvas with floral garlands, roses, violets, orange blossoms, etc. worked in petit point with several shades of green, violet, pink, yellow, orange, and white silk. The ground is not covered. Ends of embroidered bands finished with red leather lined with soft leather, connected by straps and buckle.

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Lehman in memory of his wife Carrie L. Lehman