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  • BOX, COLLAR

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 5"H x 5 3/4"Dia
  • DATE MADE: patented 1892

Description

Collar box (a-b). Cream celluloid box. Lid has color picture of young girl in blue dress and yellow bonnet holding a doll. She is framed by mountains and flowers. Edging of lid is darker cream with decorative beading. Interior of lid lined in orange satin. Base of box has raised acanthus leaf design. Interior of base lined with orange paper. Additional circular inset for smaller collars is edged at top with gold velvet. Bottom of box covered in blue/white floral paper. Stamped on bottom: "-ATENTED OCT 11th '92/ - 27th '92 SEPT 19th --." Collar(c). Man's white linen detachable collar. Lawn collar overlay attached to stiff backing band. decorative stitching at edge. Small size. 2"H x 13 3/4"L. Collar(d). Man's white cotton detachable band collar. Buttonholes at bottom of each end and in centre back. "15" printed inside. "Knepper" written in red ink inside. 2 3/8"H x 15"L. Collar(e). Man's white cotton detachable band collar. Rounded edges. Button holes at bottom of each end and in centre back. Printed inside: "Corliss Eula 13 1/2/ CORLISS, COON & CO." 2 1/4"H x 14 3/4"L. Collar(f). Man's white cotton detachable collar. Stiff collar overlay attached to stiff backing band. One end is slightly longer and tucks under opposite overlay to cover join at throat. Buttonhole at bottom of each end and in centre back. Printed inside: "Corliss-Coon/ 67/ TRADEMARK" and "UNIVERSITY-15." Written in black ink "KWP" and "DMK." 2 1/4"H x 17 3/4"L. Collar(g). Man's white cotton detachable collar. Stiff collar overlay attached to stiff backing band. One end is slightly longer and tucks under opposite overlay to cover join at throat. Buttonhole at bottom of each end and in centre back. Printed inside: "Corliss-Coon/ 67/ TRADEMARK" and "UNIVERSITY-15." Written in black ink "Knip." 2 1/4"H x 17 3/4"L. Collar(h). Man's white cotton band collar. Button holes at bottom of each end and in centre back. Printed inside: "ARROW BRAND/ ELDRED 17 1/2."


  • CREDIT LINE: Knepper, David W.


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