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Object ID # 2005.017.002
Object Name Dickey
Title Rev. M. F. Oldham's Collar
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1927
Year Range to 1965
Made Unknown
Place of Origin Unknown
Description This Anglican clergyman's dickey-style black collar belonged to Rev. M. F. Oldham. The collar is stiffened and is 3 cm high. It has an approx. 30 cm long, rounded dickey part attached. The front is plain black bengaline, and the back side is satiny and also plain black. No maker's identification is present.
Makers mark None
Provenance Maker unknown. Owned and worn by Rev. Maurice Oldham. Throughout his long service to the church, Reverend and Mrs. Oldham ministered to parishes in Dundalk, Tara, Thornbury-Clarksburg, Brussels, Camden East, Clayton, Innisville and Franktown.

Last belonged to Brian and Norma Rice of Sauble Beach, Bruce County. How they came to have it is unknown.
Collection Textiles, 20th-c Clothing Collection, Men's
Material Bengaline/Satin/Thread/Dye
Dimensions L-33 cm
Found Sauble Beach, Bruce County
People Oldham, Rev. Maurice
Subjects Religious Collection