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Floral Pink and Olive Silk Embroidered Collar

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2017013

Title

Floral Pink and Olive Silk Embroidered Collar

Description

A mainly olive colored silk collar with multi-toned green leaf embroidery and multi-toned pink circle flower embroidery. Gold thread details on leaves and flowers and in border of piece (also green). Border and embroidery both hand sewn. Clean edges. Overall shape and neckline shape are both square. Main silk fabric almost transparent. No closing mechanism, but one side split. A few pencil markings from original drawing of embroidery plan still visible.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

other measurements: 33 inch neckline

Medium

silk

Type

Physical Object

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2017013

Cataloguer with Date

Mollie Lipkowitz 2017-03-30

Color Main

green

Color Secondary

pink

Technique

hand sewing

A

Collar

Structure Cut

Straight Grain

Dimensions Other

33 inch neckline

Dimensions All

other measurements: 33 inch neckline

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Accessories

Condition Term

very good

Condition

A few minor snags on green loops of border, which frayed some threads without ripping all the way through them. One loose fold in the center of the side opposite to the split opening. Also some fraying on underside of garment where embroidery was tied off, but not affecting design or stability of design.

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

collar

Pattern

floral patterns
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