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Stomacher

  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1700-1729 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered linen in silks, bound with silk tape, backed with cotton

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss K. Bird

  • Museum number:

    T.79-1954

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen stomacher bound with silk tape. With a floral design embroidered with coloured silks in long and short, satin, stem, chain and back stitches. Background pattern of scrolls worked in silk in back stitch. Presumably for a child. Backed with cotton. Three silk tapes on either side and five radiating tabs at the bottom.

Place of Origin

England (made)

Date

1700-1729 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered linen in silks, bound with silk tape, backed with cotton

Dimensions

Width: 11 in, Length: 8.25 in

Descriptive line

Stomacher of embroidered linen in silks, bound with silk tape, made in England, 1700-1729

Materials

Linen (material); Silk thread; Silk (textile); Tape

Techniques

Embroidering

Categories

Children's clothes; Textiles; Embroidery; Europeana Fashion Project

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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