Stomacher is an example of jewelry that covers the bodice of a dress. Stomacher can also be a triangular piece of fabric that fills in the bodice, in the 18th century. DER VORSTECKER: 18th C. Stomacher
The hooks are very cool.
" Woman’s Corset France, circa 1730-1740. Silk plain weave with supplementary weft-float patterning. | ↳ LACMA"
Corset Date: 1740–60 Culture: American Medium: linen, leather, whalebone Dimensions: Length at CF (a): 15 in. (38.1 cm) Credit Line: Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of the Jason and Peggy Westerfield Collection, 1969 Accession Number: 2009.300.3330a–d
back view of ca.1790 German silk stays. Really interesting cut, and the pads at the hips instead of picadils.... there are several aspects that make me wonder if this was modified from an earlier garment (a very common practice)
Textile piece Date: mid-18th century Culture: Italian Medium: silk Dimensions: Length (a): 14 in. (35.6 cm) Length (b,c): 20 1/4 in. (51.4 cm) Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1926 Accession Number: 26.56.54a–c