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Collar

French
1860–75


Dimensions

34 cm (13 3/8 in.); Legacy dimension: .34 around neck. .055 wide

Accession Number

17.1587

Medium or Technique

Point, Point d'Alençon

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Horse hair is used to stiffen the “cordonnet” or raised outline. In the middle is a conventional plant from which run scrolling vines bearing flowers and leaves. The edge has slight indentations and at intervals unsymmetrical à jours. 17.1585-1586 belong to the same set.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates