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Stomacher

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1729 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered linen in coloured silks and metallic thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Mary Davies

  • Museum number:

    T.225-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Stomacher of embroidered linen with a floral design in coloured silks and metallic thread in chain and back stitches and French knots. With lacing. Tapers to a narrow point on either side of which are three tabs. With a design of a symmetrical stem with flowers in shades of red and green. Edged with silver braid and left pattern.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1729 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered linen in coloured silks and metallic thread

Dimensions

Height: 13.25 in, Width: 9 in top

Descriptive line

Stomacher of embroidered linen in coloured silks and metallic thread, made in England, 1700-1729

Materials

Linen (material); Silk thread; Metallic thread

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery; Clothing; Accessories; Fashion; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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