Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Collar

Object Number: 
Z.1178.6
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.
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