Woman's collar

probably English, used in America
about 1830

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


52.6 x 82 cm (20 11/16 x 32 5/16 in. )

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery

Not On View


Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s collar of sheer white cloth embroidered in floral pattern with raised satin, stem stitch, and drawn work; saw-toothed edge finished in hem stitch; three wire buttons covered with fabric at neck; rolled edge around neck


Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout