White mull collar

American
About 1825
Possibly embroidered by Mirander Stevens


Object Place: America

Dimensions

30 x 53.5 cm (11 13/16 x 21 1/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.937

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White mull collar (probably upper part of double cape) designed to flare over shoulders, deeply and irregularly pointed scalloped edges, scallops enclosing alternately two ovoid stylized leaves and massed two petalled minute blossoms, ground divided into lozenges by crossing lines of minute leaves, each lozenge encloses a berry and leaf. Said to have been embroidered by Mirander Stevens (Auntie Fisk).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. A. E. Taylor