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Collar of bright blue silk taffeta

Collar of bright blue silk taffeta, designed for dress with widely flaring neckline; trimmed with four narrow flounces, with pointed edges of white silk bobbin lace with additional black silk run cord; lined with white tulle, now cracked and brittle.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Taffeta, bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts