Woman's collar

American
mid-19th century


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

Dimensions

Overall: 127 cm (50 in.) Center back: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.912

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave moiré, silk satin ribbon trim, silk plain weave lining, silk twisted cord, silk plain weave ribbon (grosgrain, trim around neck)

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Black silk moiré collar, two rows of pleated ribbon trim with twisted black cord through center, black lining

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift to the MFA, 1949

Credit Line

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