Not currently on display at the V&A

Pair of Garters

1770-1790 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of garters of ivory silk satin tamboured with coloured silk floss in a floral pattern. Each is bordered with narrow, red, white and green silk braid and sewn to a 1½-inch ivory silk ribbon which forms the ties.


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

  • Garter
  • Garter
Materials and Techniques
Silk; hand-woven, hand-embroidered, hand-sewn
Brief Description
Pair of garters of ivory silk satin, 1770-90, British; tamboured with coloured silk floss
Physical Description
Pair of garters of ivory silk satin tamboured with coloured silk floss in a floral pattern. Each is bordered with narrow, red, white and green silk braid and sewn to a 1½-inch ivory silk ribbon which forms the ties.
Dimensions
  • CIR c.218 1920 length: 96.5cm (approx)
  • CIR c.218 1920 width: 4.0cm (approx)
  • CIR c.218 a 1920 length: 96.0cm (approx)
  • CIR c.218 a 1920 width: 4.0cm (approx)
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.218-1920

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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