Clothing & Textiles :
Object Name:
Collar
Object ID:
2013.200.004
Date:
c1900
Description:
White cotton detachable man's wing collar. Made by Arrow Collars and bearing the words "Improved Cabaret" size is 17 x 1 3/4. Has the name "Hercoe" handwritten and a stamp of 166. A hole at either end would have been to attach the collar around the front of the neck with a collar stud. The hole in the centre was for attaching to the back of the shirt with another collar stud. A pair of collar studs were slightly different lengths — the longer one was used at the front as it had to join the two layers. The external back of the collar features a small scalloped flap.
This collar would have been starched to make it stiff, ensuring that it sat properly.

Title:
Collar
Dimensions:
W—6.5 L—44 cm
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