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