Set of collar and undersleeves

American
1850s


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

16.6 x 28.1 cm (6 9/16 x 11 1/16 in.) part a - collar

Accession Number

54.1016

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Set of embroidered mull collar and undersleeves; small round collar with small scalloped edge and narrow curved insets of machine made lace between small daisy-like flowers; (b and c) small turned back cuffs to match collar, mounted on full mull undersleeves and fastened with mother-of-pearl buttons.

Provenance

Worn with dress (54.1015) by donor's grandmother, Clarissa Harlowe Lewis (Mrs. Stephen Smith), born 1802, of Chatham, Mass. Gift to the MFA, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Alice C. Smith