Object Place: France
5.5 x 124.4 cm (2 3/16 x 49 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk with silk and metal embroidery and spangles with silk ribbon
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Garter. Blue silk rep embroidered with silver yarns and wire over parchment with design of two chained salmon silk hearts between inscription “RIEN/NE/PEUT/E/GA/LER” (“Nothing can be equal”). White silk binding and ribbons to sides. Ref.: Seligamn and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl. 23D.
Purchased by donor in 1928.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection