Embroidered silk garter, French, late 18th century. Purple satin embroidered in white chain stitch 'Souvenir d'Amite'.
18th century, England - Fan - Paper leaf, ivory; painted paper
Garter, French, 18th century
Ivory satin and silk garters to tie up Milady's stockings! The embroidered part of the garter is ten inches by 1 inch. Each garter has a different saying embroidered in French upon it. The embroidery is done on satin while the ties are of ivory silk.
Silk plain weave with silk tambour work and embroidery on silk ribbon. France, 18th C. 1 11/16 x 35 1/2 inch