Artwork : ArchiveNo00112

Lace Collar 1890






Contributor Name June Cotsell
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Location Southsea
Collection Date 13.03.08 2.50pm
Artefact Name Lace Collar
Artefact Description Good condition. Intricate pattern. Some yellowing.
Cotton or linen - ivory in colour. Victorian.
Artefact Date 1890
Artefact Stored In plastic bag
Artefact Form

Artefact Image Lace_-_No_112.jpg
Sample Taken Bottom edge thread
Sample Image

History of Artefact It would have been part of a dress.
Late Victorian, possibly Edwardian.
Detachable from the dress.

Historian - ‘Of course today we are used to very bright whites. Victorian whites were much more cream. It may not be British, it's the sort of thing that a soldier or sailor may bring home. It could be mediterranean.’

Historian John Stedman
Previous Owners My husband's step-mother
Special Memories ‘It reminds me of my husband's step-mother - she wasn't very kind my husnband or any of her other children. They had lost their mother.’
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