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1947.1269 stomacher

Object Name: stomacher

Date: 1740-1760

Accession Number: 1947.1269
Image Copyright: © Manchester City Galleries
Credit: Manchester City Galleries

Physical Description

Medium / Material
  • silk
  • metal
  • embroidering

Pink satin, laced and embroidered with silk and metal thread, backed with line printed with line and spot pattern in red. Convex V - shape. Concave pointed end, with 7 separate tabs, a larger one central. Boned, outlined with yellow silk and metal thread braid. Wide V shaped laced panel outlined in braid, laced metal thread and silk cord. Embroidered with floral design in mainly in satin-stitch, and laid threads, with raised work, in metal thread and yellow and green silks. Five loops at each side, of the same blockprinted linen/cotton mix, madder red on white, used for backing the stomacher.


Type: size
Height: 37.5 cms
Width: 31.8 cms