Lace collared bertha

Object Number: 
INV.11834
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Silk, cotton
Dimensions: 
overall folded: 23 x 35 1/2 in. ( 58.4 x 90.2 cm ) overall unfolded: 22 x 35 1/2 in. ( 55.9 x 90.2 cm )
Description: 
Machine made white silk lace collared bertha, overall oval shaped, the ground is tulle, the edge of the collar is embroidered with collon floss in a floral patten with sawtooth endging finished in buttonhole stitch, the collar is trimmed with a double flounce, the top flounce embroidered in a rinceau pattern with a garland beneath, the under flounce embroidered in a smaller, less elaborate pattern as the upper, both are finished with a sawtooth edge worked in buttonhole stitch.
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Creative: Tronvig Group