Dickey

Object Number: 
Z.1331.5ab
Date: 
1880-1910
Medium: 
Silk, cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
overall a (dickey): 12 x 26 1/2 in. ( 30.5 x 67.3 cm ) overall b (strap): 47 x 1/4 in. ( 119.4 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
White silk lace machine and handmade dickey with stand-up collar with stays, the lace is machine made bobbin-type with an overall geometric pattern, the collar is edged with silk tulle, the body is edged with satin tape which is hand stitched to lace, the back closes with metal hook-and-eye fasteners, the bottom front and back have satin ribbon loops through which is threaded a cotton twill tape strap to secure the garment to the body.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group