Collar

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1875

GUSN

GUSN-30605

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

Descriptive Terms

collars (neckwear)
accessories
embossing
paper (fiber product)
piercing
scallop shell
Woman's Personal Artifacts
Unidentified Paper
Embossed
Pierced
Shell
COLLAR

Inscription

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.

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Lucy Haskell Sturtevant

Accession Number

1925.338