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Pair of Garters

1780-1800 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of woman’s garters of ivory silk taffeta, padded, and lined with silk taffeta. They are tamboured with coloured silk floss in an abstract pattern of vines and flowers. Around the border of each is a narrow pink silk gimp. Each garter has a wide ribbon is white silk at each end for tying.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Garter
  • Garter
Materials and Techniques
Silk; hand-woven, tamboured, hand-sewn
Brief Description
Pair of woman's garters of ivory silk taffeta, 1780-1800, French; tamboured coloured silks
Physical Description
Pair of woman’s garters of ivory silk taffeta, padded, and lined with silk taffeta. They are tamboured with coloured silk floss in an abstract pattern of vines and flowers. Around the border of each is a narrow pink silk gimp. Each garter has a wide ribbon is white silk at each end for tying.
Dimensions
  • T.208 1911 length: 99.5cm (approx)
  • T.208 1911 width: 4.0cm (approx)
  • T.208 a 1911 length: 97.5cm (approx)
  • T.208 a 1911 width: 4.0cm (approx)
Collection
Accession Number
T.208-1911

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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