Manchester Art Gallery

stomacher



stomacher

Summary

Cream silk and linen satin, bound black silk ribbon, lined with white linen and with stiffening of paper and cardboard. Triangle, top edge slightly concave, tapering into waist and out below waist into square base with rounded corners. Narrow braid sewn down centre; three pairs of graduated triangles, bases sewn into sides, points caught at centre by wooden buttons covered with black silk. Pair of irregular sections applied below waist and points caught at centre (two buttons missing); all edges bound with ribbon. One ribbon tab missing above waist at right side.


Object Name

stomacher

Date Created

1750-1770

Dimensions

size: 30.5cm x 21.6cm

accession number

1969.50

Collection Group

costume
womenswear

Medium

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