Suspender or brace (one of a pair)

French or English
early 19th century

Object Place: France or England


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

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

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

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



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