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Pair of Garters

1798 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Pair of knitted white cotton garters bound with pale blue silk satin. They are made in alternating bands of plain and openwork. Each garter is knitted with 'V E / C '98'.


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

  • Garter
  • Garter
Materials and Techniques
Knitted cotton, bound with silk satin
Brief Description
Pair of knitted cotton garters, probably made in England, 1798
Physical Description
Pair of knitted white cotton garters bound with pale blue silk satin. They are made in alternating bands of plain and openwork. Each garter is knitted with 'V E / C '98'.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • V E C 98
Credit line
Given by Dame Kathleen Courtney DBE
Object history
These knitted garters are said to have been made for a wedding, although there are no known provenance details.
Collection
Accession Number
T.196&A-1964

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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