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Bertha Collar

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Ecru bertha collar in bobbin lace with tape motifs with coarse needle ground. Sometimes called "Old Flanders" by merchants; 1968 appraisal says "20th c. Milanese" lace -- both names were used.

Category:
needlework
Made in:
Belgium
Date made:
Late 19th c.-Early 20th c.
Size:
7 1/2 × 102 in. (19.1 cm, 259.1Carats)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.310
Signature marks:
tag #4 attached to collar handwritten paper tag label $150 / Duchess in corner paper label stitched to object; "Duchess" is crossed out Container Mme. Helen G. Albert/Laces and Linens/760 MADISON AVENUE/NEW YORK 21, N.Y. On box lid This item along with 7 others was found in this box
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973