Woman's collar

probably English, worn in America
1820s to 1830s


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

Dimensions

Overall: 29.1 x 59.7 cm (11 7/16 x 23 1/2 in.) Other (Center back): 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.850

Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, cotton embroidery

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Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White embroidered collar, hemmed outer edge with drawnwork and buttonhole stitching; pattern of flowers, leaves, berries, and cartouches diminishing toward corners embroidered in satin and stem stitching and drawnwork

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