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
date made
1850-1865
maker
unknown
place made
France: Bourgogne, Cluny
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
ID Number
TE.T13173
catalog number
T13174
accession number
250794
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Josephine Rohrer, 1963
subject
Bobbin Lace
Lace
Cotton
Adornment
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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