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Garter (one of a pair)

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Padded garters. White silk embroidered with chenille yarns in design of central purple, yellow, green flowers flanked by inscriptions (a: "announce" and "zephir"; b: "mon" and "Jebic (?)") in pink chainstitch with blue border, flanked by salmon, pink, brown, green flowers. Filled with lambswool...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, early 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

3 x 31.2 cm (1 3/16 x 12 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

43.2009a

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk tambour and chenille embroidery, metal buckles

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes