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Object Name COLLAR
Catalog Number 0985.01.00065
Date 1861
Description The cotton lace collar is crocheted in a string of floral medallions with a pink crocheted rose in the center. The collar has discolored with age. The crochet pattern is primarily double crochet and chain stitch. Current color is dark gold.
Dimensions W-1.125 L-15.5 inches
Owned unidentified girl
Made unidentified girl
Provenance An unnamed young girl crocheted, or tatted, this lace collar sometime during 1861.

It is believed that the collar and a related hook were separated, and eventually plated into different State Rooms. The assumption of their belonging together is based upon strong similarities in their histories, and no conflicting provenance. The crochet hook is 0985.13.1427.
People unidentified girl
unidentified child
Subjects girls
children
civilians