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Woman's collar

Black silk moiré collar, two rows of pleated ribbon trim with twisted black cord through center, black lining


Inherited by Miss Georgiana Welles Sargent (born 1858) of New York City; Gift to the MFA, 1949

Credit Line

Gift of Emily Welles Robbins (Mrs. Harry Pelham Robbins) and the Hon. Sumner Welles, in memory of Georgiana Welles Sargent

American, mid-19th century

Place of Manufacture

United States

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave moiré, silk satin ribbon trim, silk plain weave lining, silk twisted cord, silk plain weave ribbon (grosgrain, trim around neck)


Textiles and Fashion Arts