User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Collar

Start collecting

An embroidered round cotton collar with edge scalloped in smal and large scallops, in large scallop and ornamental leaf curling back upon its stem to form a circle and enclosing slender branches of serrated leaves and rosette-like blossoms, in small scallops a wheel-like stylized blossom.

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich

English, mid-19th century

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall (CB X width): 11.1 x 39.7 cm (4 3/8 x 15 5/8 in.) Other (around neck): 42.5cm (16 3/4in.)

Accession Number

52.1650

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton plain weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes