Cluny Style Bobbin Lace Collar

Description
This collar is cluny bobbin lace with raised and rolled tallies embellishing the floral shapes. It measures 13 inches around the neck, so might have been made for a child. It is one inch wide at the center, while the points are three inches wide. The collection includes a matching set of cuffs.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lace
lace, collar
Object Type
lace
date made
1850-1865
maker
unknown
Physical Description
cotton (overall material)
bobbin lace, cluny (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall at neck edge: 13 in x 1 1/8 in; 33.02 cm x 2.8575 cm
place made
France: Bourgogne, Cluny
ID Number
TE*T13173
catalog number
T13174
accession number
250794
subject
Textiles
Bobbin Lace
Lace
Cotton
Clothing & Accessories
Adornment
Lace
Textiles
Lace
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Textiles
Lace
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Josephine Rohrer, 1963
Additional Media

Visitor Comments

Add a comment about this object

**Please read before submitting the form**

Have a comment or question about this object to share with the community? Please use the form below. Selected comments will appear on this page and may receive a museum response (but we can't promise). Please note that we generally cannot answer questions about the history, rarity, or value of your personal artifacts.

Have a question about anything else, or would you prefer a personal response? Please visit our FAQ or contact page.

Personal information will not be shared or result in unsolicited e-mail. See our privacy policy.

Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.