Overall: 16 1/4 x 5 1/4 in. ( 41.3 x 13.3 cm )
Blue silk dickey (Claudent scarf); two crossed oval pieces of silk with a triangle of silk between to be placed over the chest; blue silk neck strap wraps around and inserts back into the chest piece; lined with white silk; makers label glued to chestpiece; retailer stamped onto neck strap.
printed: on tag: "THE CLAUDENT SCARF/ Patented Dec. 2, 1879/ These patents secure principles never/ before embodied in a flat scarf, while/ conforming to the shape of the wearer; the conors never project/ outside the clothing./ FISK, CLARK & FLAG./ Patenters"
printed: on neck strap: "Samuel/ Budd./ 1101/ BROADWAY,/ COR. 24. ST./ NEW YORK"
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