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The Costumer's Manifesto -- Women's Turn of the Century Hard Collars

Women's Turn of the Century (c.1900) Hard Collars

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Pressed celluloid "ivory"covered cardboard collar & cuff box with pink silk lining.

1900sHardcollars70982 05.jpg Two identical embroidered ladies collarswith two buttonhole back closures.

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1900sHardcollars70982 06.jpg Detail photo of above showing thewhitework embroidery on the fronts of the collars.

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1900sHardcollars70982 08.jpg Two views of an embroidered lock-frontcollar. Because this is a woman's collar the "lock" (extra long tab) is onthe right side of the collar, not the left as is usual with men's collars.

PDFPattern of this collar

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1900sHardcollars70982 10.jpg Collar "Sorosis" with a bias banded edge held on with faggoting.

PDFPattern of this collar

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1900sHardcollars70982 14.jpg Collar "Thelma" has fivedangling external looped tabs through which a necktie or scarf may be threaded.

PDFPattern of this collar

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1900sHardcollars70982 16.jpg This collar with three white petal shapedtabs has a band made of a blue block print, and probably was originally sold with ashirtwaist of the same printed fabric. It is unclear from the construction whichside is the front.

1900sHardcollars70982 17.jpg This simple fold collar has whiteworkdots embroidered on the collar, and a plain band.

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"The Costumer's Manifesto"
by Tara Maginnis