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Tributes to Aragon, Apollinaire, and Cocteau - Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

Tributes to Aragon, Apollinaire, and Cocteau - Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

Garters encircled the leg, either just above or just below the knee (depends on how your leg is shaped). Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Cecily would need under garments to go on beneath her layers of clothing. This was to insure no one would see her bare legs. She would also wear a garter to keep her stocking on.

Pair of Ladies Embroidered Garters  French, ca. 1800    Concealed under full-length gowns and petticoats, garters secured the stockings just above or below the knee.  In the latter part of the eighteenth century, short garters incorporating fine metal springs and buckles replaced long ribbons or bands that tied around the leg.

Pair of Ladies Embroidered Garters French, ca. 1800 secured the stockings just above or below the knee. In the latter part of the short garters incorporating fine metal springs and buckles replaced long ribbons or bands that tied around the leg.

Garter French, 18th century

Garter, French, century x 32 in with ties Accession Number: Medium or Technique: Silk satin with silk embroidery and silk plain-weave ribbon.