Not currently on display at the V&A

Pair of Garters

1750-1770 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of garters of ivory silk taffeta embroidered with coloured silk floss in a floral pattern. Each is sewn to a 2⅜-inch (6 cm) wide ivory silk ribbon which forms the ties.


object details
Categories
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 taffeta, 1750-70, British; embroidered with coloured silks
Physical Description
Pair of garters of ivory silk taffeta embroidered with coloured silk floss in a floral pattern. Each is sewn to a 2⅜-inch (6 cm) wide ivory silk ribbon which forms the ties.
Dimensions
  • CIR c.217 1920 length: 111.0cm (approx)
  • CIR c.217 1920 width: 3.8cm (approx)
  • CIR c.217 a 1920 length: 104.0cm (approx)
  • CIR c.217 a 1920 width: 3.8cm (approx)
Collection
Accession Number
CIRC.217-1920

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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