Collar

Object number
2010.34.32
Date
circa 1900 – 1930
Description
A leather bag containing a collection of assorted collars. Manufacturers include Arrow and Welch, Margetson, and Co. Ltd. of London. Almost all collars are stamped to hand-labeled "HMC" or "H.M. Chase" (for Herbert Manton Chase). Most are starched, although three Arrow collars are soft. Arrow collar styles include "Drake," "Pell," "Ashbourne," "Duncan," and "Hempstead." All Welch, Margetson, & Co. Ltd. collars are stamped "KENSINGTON," size 16 3/4. Collars vary in their width and shape (curved or pointed edges). Most are white, but four are striped, and one is made of blue chambray. Sizes range from 16 1/2 to 17.
Materials
cotton
Subjects
Chase
Related People & Organizations
Chase, Herbert Manton (associated)