overall (each, as folded): 1 1/2 x 7 x 10 1/4 in. ( 3.8 x 17.8 x 26 cm )
Pair of white linen starched doubled collars, each with 2 fabric tape straps at each end, a buttonhole near the center of the inside edge, 2 buttonholes at one side, one horizontal and one vertical.
Gift of Mrs. B. Langdon Tyler
These false collars are a reproduction of those worn by Albert Gallatin (1761-1849), stateman and once acting president of the New-York Historical Society. It was worn by his descendent, Albert E. Gallatin in the re-enactment of the signing of the Treaty of Ghent, in which the elder Gallatin particpated.
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