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Collar and (2) cuffs

Object Number: 
Z.1135a-c
Date: 
1850-1920
Medium: 
Silk, linen, cotton
Dimensions: 
overall a (collar): 15 x 13 1/4 in. ( 38.1 x 33.7 cm ) overall b (cuff): 3 1/2 x 8 in. ( 8.9 x 20.3 cm ) overall c (
Description: 
Collar and cuff set; the wishbone-shaped collar is of silk tulle ground with silk floss embroidered floral and vine pattern around the back and dots trailing to the front, the top of the back is worked in cotton bobbin lace with raised work flower at the tip, the inner edge is hemmed, the outside edges are trimmed with vine motif linen bobbin lace, with cotton crochetwork trim on the lace's outer trim; the cuffs have a straight hemmed edge across the top and rounded bottom corners, they have silk tulle ground with silk floss embroidery of flower and vines, and dots trailing across the bottom, the outer edges are trimmed with the same linen bobbin lace which trims the collar, and this has the same pattern of cotton crochetwork trim.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group