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Woman's collar (unfinished)

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Length of mull with two sysmetrical triangular sections embroidered in a stylized floral pattern with openwork, intented for a collar or other accessory

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

Fabric length embroidered for collar or other accesory

probably French, mid-19th century

Object Place

probably France

Dimensions

Overall: 55.2 x 70.5 cm (21 3/4 x 27 3/4 in.) Other (embroidery): 25.4 x 19.1 cm (10 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

49.967

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain weave (mull) with cotton embroidery and deflected warps and wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes