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Pair of garters

  • Place of origin:

    France (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1780 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk with silver thread, silk ribbon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Christopher Lennox Boyd

  • Museum number:

    T.106&A-1969

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of embroidered ivory silk garters with silver thread in chain stitch. Elongated narrow strips of silk with rounded ends, cream silk ribbons attached to the ends and ruched ribbon around the edges. Embroidered with rosebuds and scrolling ribbons, bearing a different slogan on each garter.

Place of Origin

France (made)

Date

ca. 1780 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk with silver thread, silk ribbon

Descriptive line

Pair of embroidered silk garters, France, ca. 1780

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Flowers, rosebuds; Ribbon

Categories

Fashion; Accessories; Underwear; Women's clothes; Embroidery; Textiles; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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