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Collar

Description

This collar is constructed of purple velvet and is embellished with pearlescent beads of blue, white, red, pink and orange sewn in anthropomorphic and geometric patterns that are three-dimensional, built up with beads from the velvet's surface. The collar is edged with gold and silver metallic trim and lined with white cotton. A standing collar is gathered into the neck band. It is handstitched.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1880
Material
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing -- Accessory
Descriptive terms
Collar
collars (neckwear)
textiles
Unidentified Textile
velvet (fabric weave)
Dimensions
26 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.1099
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ruth White
GUSN
51210

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