Stomacher, 18th century Medium: silk and metal-wrapped silk core embroidery on silk foundation, with flat metal strips, wire coils; linen backing Technique: embroidered in satin and stem stitches, couched flat metal strips, metal-wrapped silk, and flat strips with metal-wrapped . Bequest of Marian Hague. 1971-50-125.
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Triangular stomacher in ivory silk, heavily embroidered in gold metallic thread with scrolling leaves framing small buildings, and, in colored silks, a female figure with a rake over one shoulder, a male figure dozing, and a butterfly.