Woman's collar

American
second quarter of the 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

44.5 x 57.8 cm (17 1/2 x 22 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

49.961

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) with cotton embroidery and deflected warps and wefts, linen bobbin lace edging

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s deep embroidered collar with lace edging; overall embroidered pattern of triple dots with stylized floral sprig border with openwork blossoms, scalloped edge embroidered with buttonhole stitching and clusters of four eyelets; lace trim

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