Stomacher of wife of John Grew, gentleman (1711-1784) of Birmingham, England, where he lived and died. Given by his great granddaughter, Louisa Green of Birmingham England to Henry Grew of Hyde Park, Massachusetts, his great grandson in 1872.
Gift of John Grew
English, 18th century
23.9 x 25.5 cm (9 7/16 x 10 1/16 in. )
Medium or Technique
Silk plain weave (tafetta) embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped yarns, silk plain weave binding tape, and linen plain weave lining