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stomacher 1953.325

Object Name: stomacher

Date: 1700-1720

Accession Number: 1953.325
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • linen
  • metal thread
  • spangles
Support
 
Technique
  • embroidering
Description

White satin, embroidered in sections, backed with linen canvas and lined with linen printed in blue; edged with yellow silk; triangular shape cut off at base; raised embroidery in colourd silks, metal thread and spangles; design of pelican and unicorn set in formal scrolls, worked mainly in laid threads with some satin stitch.

Dimensions

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Height: 27.5 cm
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Height: 20
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Type: Width (min)
Height: 10
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