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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Medium:
probably linen, possibly cotton, gauze
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/4 x 18 1/2 in. (28.6 x 47 cm)
Type:
collars (neckwear)
Place used:
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1870s - early 20th century
Description:
A women’s collar made of machine-woven off-white linen or cotton gauze with machine-made lacework trim. The collar is made of gauze with the bottom edge trimmed in a scalloped eyelet motif. At each corner is a motif of a highly stylized floral leafy vine in cutwork and also with scalloped eyelet edges. The top band of the collar is longer so it can be closed at the neck without inhibiting the designs in the corners.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Self-liberation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles L. Blockson
Object number:
2009.50.40.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Clothing-Historical
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd55d415c27-8da8-4d75-9d3e-7df3280332f7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.50.40.6