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Collar

Whisk

Probably English, used in America
late 17th century


Place of Manufacture: probably England; Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 20.5 x 156.1 cm (8 1/16 x 61 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.1066

Medium or Technique

Linen tape lace

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Deep tape lace collar with tapered ends, picot edging along bottom except at tapered ends, dense floral pattern outlined in double row of cord with net filling, narrow piece of pink silk fabric sewn across inside top edge (later repair)

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent