Woman's collar

Woman's pelerine

probably English, worn in America
1830s


Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States; Place of Manufacture: possibly England

Dimensions

Overall: 36.5 x 67cm (14 3/8 x 26 3/8in.) Other (Center back): 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.851

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, cotton embroidery

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White embroidered double collar or pelerine with top layer (or fall) attached at front; both layers have double pointed corners, scalloped edges finished in buttonhole stitching, and floral embroidery in stem and satin stitching with drawnwork in blossom centers

Provenance

Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone