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Stomacher

Stomacher

  • Place of origin:

    England (probably, made)

  • Date:

    early 18th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk in metal-threads, lined with printed cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs O. L. Meyrick-Jones

  • Museum number:

    T.189-1959

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Red silk stomacher embroidered in metal threads. With a symmetrical design in silver and gold metal threads. Rounded bottom. The reverse is lined with red cotton printed with a small repeating spot motif of white asterisks.

Place of Origin

England (probably, made)

Date

early 18th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk in metal-threads, lined with printed cotton

Dimensions

Length: 11.5 in centre front, Width: 8 in upper edge

Descriptive line

Stomacher of embroidered silk in metal-threads, probably made in England, early 18th century

Materials

Silk; Metal thread; Cotton

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Flowers

Categories

Embroidery; Textiles; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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