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What is this?

Pale orange silk taffeta worked in a symmetrical floral design.

This is a child's stomacher from France. It is dated 18th century and we acquired it in 1962. Bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf in memory of his mother, Adeline Emma Greenleaf. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

medium: silk technique: embroidered on taffeta

Its dimensions are

H x W: 26.6 x 21.5 cm (10 1/2 x 8 7/16 in.)

This object was bequest of Richard Cranch Greenleaf

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