Suspender (one of a pair)
early 19th century
Object Place: France
80 x 5.5 cm (31 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; taffeta with silk embroidery, leather, metal springs, and silk backing
Not On View
White silk embroidered with polychrome silk pastoral vignettes (slave and master, man kneeling before woman, woman lying at man’s feet, man and woman with animal, man and woman under cape, woman and two children) with wreaths between. Elasticized kid strap with button-hole at one end. White silk back and binding.
Purchased by donor in 1928.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection