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.
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.
Gift of Mrs. B. Langdon Tyler
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.