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Woman's collar

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White embroidered collar, hemmed outer edge with drawnwork and buttonhole stitching; pattern of flowers, leaves, berries, and cartouches diminishing toward corners embroidered in satin and stem stitching and drawnwork


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

probably English, worn in America, 1820s to 1830s

Place of Manufacture

probably England

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 29.1 x 59.7 cm (11 7/16 x 23 1/2 in.) Other (Center back): 13.3 cm (5 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts