Collar

Collar
Title
Collar
Date 
1825-1850
Medium 
Linen, cotton
Dimensions 
Overall: 20 1/2 x 32 1/4 in. ( 52.1 x 81.9 cm )
Description 
Cambric bertha collar with handmade whitework and bobbin lace; near the outside edge is a floral garland embroidered with drawnwork at the center of some of the flowers, the collar ends and the outside edge are trimmed with cutwork plied with bobbin tulle stitch to resemble tulle embroidered with a row of daisies, then a row of embroidered boteh, finished with studded bobbin tulle with scalloped beaded edge.
Object Number 
Z.1178.6
Gallery Label 
This bertha collar belonged to Mrs. Robert Mackie (Catherine G. Frazier, born 1816).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group