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Object Name: Ladies collar
Date: 1850-1900
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Medium: Velvet, silk, needlepoint lace; mother-of-pearl
Dimensions: Overall: 9 x 9 x 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Ladies round velvet collar with pointed lapels; half maroon and half yellow with a bow tie at the front; bow tie also half maroon and yellow with the yellow tie laying over the maroon collar and vice versa; bow tie trimmed with cream hand-made needlepoint lace; lined with cream silk; three mother-of-pearl button closure at the back of the neck.
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edgar Saltus
Object Number: 1917.8
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These gloves belonged to Elizabeth Shipton, wife of Major Aquila Giles. They came from the collection of William Ogden Giles.