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Ladies collar

Period:
19th Century
Description:

Collars and chemisettes were popular additions to the day dress of the 1850s-60s.  They were made of cambric, muslin, lace and net and could be highly embroidered.

 

This collar is embroidered with a round flower design.  It was attached to the dress with hooks and eyes so was interchangeable with other dresses.

Materials/Media:
net, cotton
Dimensions:
350mm x 310mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 1988.105
Digital Number:
SRCL038n
Creation Date:
1850s-60s
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council