THE ELIZA LACE COLLAR is a large French collar made from Guipure lace from the early 1900s. In France this type of large collar, that covers the neck and the chest, was called “Je ne baise plus’. The lace collar was purchased at a Parisian flea market. It is dipped in 24k gold.
The collar is signed by the artist (Monika K) and numbered (1 of 1).
Length: 13.5″, Width: 16.75″, Height of neck of collar: 2″
Exhibited at Charles Bank Gallery, 196 Bowery, New York, September 15-18, 2011 and March 1-4, 2012
Smithsonian Museum Craft Show, Washington D.C., April 19-22, 2012