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Collar

Horse hair is used to stiffen the "cordonnet" or raised outline. In the middle is a conventional plant from which run scrolling vines bearing flowers and leaves. The edge has slight indentations and at intervals unsymmetrical à jours. 17.1585-1586 belong to the same set.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

French, 1860–75

Accession Number

17.1587

Medium or Technique

Point, Point d'Alençon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes