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Woman's collar

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White embroidered double collar or pelerine with top layer (or fall) attached at front; both layers have double pointed corners, scalloped edges finished in buttonhole stitching, and floral embroidery in stem and satin stitching with drawnwork in blossom centers


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's pelerine

probably English, worn in America, 1830s

Place of Manufacture

possibly England

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 36.5 x 67cm (14 3/8 x 26 3/8in.) Other (Center back): 24.4 cm (9 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts