Collar

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

ca. 1880

GUSN

GUSN-51210

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

Descriptive Terms

collars (neckwear)
textiles
velvet (fabric weave)
Unidentified Textile
Collar

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Accessory

Dimensions

26 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Ruth White

Accession Number

1986.1099