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Box/ Collar

Box/ Collar
Box/ Collar
Title
Box/ Collar
Date 
1866-1910
Medium 
Paper
Dimensions 
1 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. diameter
Description 
This cardboard box held a removable collar. It is dark blue with gold printing on the lid with an "RT" monogram in the center and reads "Ray's Patent/ Cloth/ Imitation Collar./ Patented May 1st 1866". A label on the side reads in red on white "P 14 Cloth Imitation Collars/ Licensed by the/ Union Paper Collar Co.". The bottom label lists all applicable patent dates from 1854-1866.
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.716
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group