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Garter. Blue silk rep embroidered with silver yarns and wire over parchment with design of two chained salmon silk hearts between inscription "RIEN/NE/PEUT/E/GA/LER" ("Nothing can be equal"). White silk binding and ribbons to sides. Ref.: Seligamn and Hughes, Domestic Needlework, Pl....

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Provenance

Purchased by donor in 1928.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, about 1790

Object Place

France

Dimensions

5.5 x 124.4 cm (2 3/16 x 49 in.)

Accession Number

43.2015

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and metal embroidery and spangles with silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes