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Child's collar

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Child's double collar with narrow diagonal rows of loops, top piece has a pleat at the center and scalloped edge, bottom piece is triangular with a welt along bottom edge, both pieces trimmed with a mull ruffle embroidered with four rows of dots and a scalloped edge with buttonhole stitching

Provenance

Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent, to MFA 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

Child's double collar

American, early 19th century

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 9.2 x 41.5 cm (3 5/8 x 16 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.965

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave with looped wefts, cotton plain weave (mull) with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes