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Object Name COLLAR
Catalog Number 0985.13.00302
Description This calico cotton collar has alternating rows of dark red lines and floral patterns. The name "Henry Blackford CSA" is written in ink on the collar. The collar consists of two strips of material sewn together with the seam forming the upper edge of the collar. Invisible stitching was used. There are flanking triangular extensions on the underside, one was pieced and the other was fitted onto the main collar body. The calico pattern was matched for the piecing. The sides and lower edge of the collar were top stitched. There is one button hole at the back of the collar, one on each triangular extension designed to overlap, and one button to attach to the top shirt button.
Dimensions W-2.25 L-14 inches
Owned Henry Blackford
Provenance This calico collar was worn by Henry Blackford of the C. S. A.
People Blackford, Henry