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Collar

Description

Paper; purplish white and gray; embossed and pierced to imitate linen with eyelet embroidery; lacy, scalloped edges; pointed tips; with paper tabs-pinned in place.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1875
Inscriptions
Handwritten note: ""Old-fashioned collar worn by L.H.H. (paper worn [ ] as [?] a [?] trim [?]"". Stamped on neckband tab: ""W7,73"" (patent date). Collar was pinned into position.
Material
embossing
paper (fiber product)
piercing
Object type
Clothing--Accessory
Descriptive terms
accessories
COLLAR
collars (neckwear)
Embossed
embossing
paper (fiber product)
Pierced
piercing
scallop shell
Shell
Unidentified Paper
Woman's Personal Artifacts
Accession Number
1925.338
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant
GUSN
30605

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