Velvet, silk, needlepoint lace; mother-of-pearl
Overall: 9 x 9 x 1/8 in. ( 22.9 x 22.9 x 0.3 cm )
Ladies round velvet collar with pointed lapels; half maroon and half yellow with a bow tie at the front; bow tie also half maroon and yellow with the yellow tie laying over the maroon collar and vice versa; bow tie trimmed with cream hand-made needlepoint lace; lined with cream silk; three mother-of-pearl button closure at the back of the neck.
These gloves belonged to Elizabeth Shipton, wife of Major Aquila Giles. They came from the collection of William Ogden Giles.
Gift of Mrs. Edgar Saltus
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