Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Lace Collar Collection

"Lace Collar: A Timeless Fashion Statement Across Centuries" Throughout history, the lace collar has been a symbol of elegance and refinement

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of Henry Wriothesley (1573-1624) 3rd Earl of Southampton c. 1600 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of Henry Wriothesley (1573-1624) 3rd Earl of Southampton c. 1600 (oil on canvas)
XCF268049 Portrait of Henry Wriothesley (1573-1624) 3rd Earl of Southampton c.1600 (oil on canvas) (detail) by English School, (17th century); 204.5x121.9 cm; National Portrait Gallery, London

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of John Donne, c. 1595 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of John Donne, c. 1595 (oil on canvas)
BAL3911 Portrait of John Donne, c.1595 (oil on canvas) by English School, (16th century); 77.1x62.5 cm; National Portrait Gallery, London

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Sarah Childress Polk, wife of President Polk

Sarah Childress Polk, wife of President Polk
First Lady Sarah Childress Polk, wife of President James K. Polk. Digitally colored photogravure of a painting

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, Daughter of Philip II of Spain

Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, Daughter of Philip II of Spain
BAL35757 Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, Daughter of Philip II of Spain by Sanchez Coello, Alonso (c.1531-88); Rafael Valls Gallery, London, UK; Spanish, out of copyright

Background imageLace Collar Collection: William Somerset (c. 1527-89) 3rd Earl of Worcester, 1569 (oil on panel)

William Somerset (c. 1527-89) 3rd Earl of Worcester, 1569 (oil on panel)
XZL151576 William Somerset (c.1527-89) 3rd Earl of Worcester, 1569 (oil on panel) by English School, (16th century); Private Collection; English, out of copyright

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of B.C. Rettig, b. Jaderholm, (c1820s). Creator: Carl Peter Lehmann

Portrait of B.C. Rettig, b. Jaderholm, (c1820s). Creator: Carl Peter Lehmann
Portrait of B.C. Rettig, b. Jaderholm, (c1820s)

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Miss Jeanette Baumgren, 1840-1850. Creator: Carl Peter Lehmann

Miss Jeanette Baumgren, 1840-1850. Creator: Carl Peter Lehmann
Miss Jeanette Baumgren, 1840-1850

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Young lady in Swedish costume, 1779. Creator: Ulrika Fredrika Pasch

Young lady in Swedish costume, 1779. Creator: Ulrika Fredrika Pasch
Young lady in Swedish costume, 1779

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Collar. Creator: Unknown

Collar. Creator: Unknown
Collar

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Lady with black dress and hat (Alice Hauser), 1901. Creator: John Quincy Adams

Lady with black dress and hat (Alice Hauser), 1901. Creator: John Quincy Adams
Lady with black dress and hat (Alice Hauser), 1901

Background imageLace Collar Collection: A Fashion-Plate from Irkutsk. Posing Was the Wife of a Justiciary Who Hosted a Group... 1904

A Fashion-Plate from Irkutsk. Posing Was the Wife of a Justiciary Who Hosted a Group... 1904
A Fashion-Plate from Irkutsk. Posing Was the Wife of a Justiciary Who Hosted a Group of Lovers of Drawing, 1904. Boris Vasilievich Smirnov (1881-1954)

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Fashionable woman in an ankle-length cerise dress with lace collar, embroidered panels

Fashionable woman in an ankle-length cerise dress with lace collar, embroidered panels, matching sash. Handcoloured lithograph by Fattorini & Crespin after a fashion plate by GR from Alain

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of a Lady, called Countess of Cavan (oil on panel)

Portrait of a Lady, called Countess of Cavan (oil on panel)
NGW388595 Portrait of a Lady, called Countess of Cavan (oil on panel) by Jackson, Gilbert (fl.1622-58); National Museum Wales; National Museums & Galleries of Wales

Background imageLace Collar Collection: George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, c. 1625 (oil on panel)

George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, c. 1625 (oil on panel)
3617692 George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, c.1625 (oil on panel) by Rubens, Peter Paul (1577-1640); 60.9x47.3 cm; Art Gallery and Museum, Kelvingrove, Glasgow

Background imageLace Collar Collection: A young Lady with a Plumed Headdress, 1633 (oil on canvas)

A young Lady with a Plumed Headdress, 1633 (oil on canvas)
MAN329192 A young Lady with a Plumed Headdress, 1633 (oil on canvas) by English School, (17th century); Manchester Art Gallery, UK; © Manchester Art Gallery

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English nobleman and Parliamentary general. General de Parlement

Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English nobleman and Parliamentary general. General de Parlement
5913172 Thomas Fairfax, Lord Fairfax, English nobleman and Parliamentary general. General de Parlement. In suit of armour with lace collar

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Stafford, English statesman. Comte de Stafford

Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Stafford, English statesman. Comte de Stafford. In lace collar over a suit of armour
5913170 Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Stafford, English statesman. Comte de Stafford. In lace collar over a suit of armour. With death mask, axe and baton below

Background imageLace Collar Collection: George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. Duc de Buckingham. In lace collar

George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. Duc de Buckingham. In lace collar, pearl necklaces and leather breastplate
5913169 George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham. Duc de Buckingham. In lace collar, pearl necklaces and leather breastplate. Copperplate engraving by Charles Simonneau after Adriaen van der Werff

Background imageLace Collar Collection: George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, English soldier and politician. In lace collar, jacket and sash

George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, English soldier and politician. In lace collar, jacket and sash
5913174 George Monck, 1st Duke of Albemarle, English soldier and politician. In lace collar, jacket and sash. Copperplate engraving by Benedict Audran after Adriaen van der Werff from Isaac de

Background imageLace Collar Collection: James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Earl of Arran, Scottish noble and soldier. Comte d'Aran

James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Earl of Arran, Scottish noble and soldier. Comte d'Aran
5913156 James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Earl of Arran, Scottish noble and soldier. Comte d'Aran. In suit of plate armour and lace collar

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Henrietta Maria of France, wife of King Charles I of England. Henriette Marie de France

Henrietta Maria of France, wife of King Charles I of England. Henriette Marie de France
5913168 Henrietta Maria of France, wife of King Charles I of England. Henriette Marie de France. In dress with lace collar, pearl necklace. With crown and coat of arms

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Elisabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Electress of the Palatinate, wife to Frederick V

Elisabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Electress of the Palatinate, wife to Frederick V, the Winter King
5913166 Elisabeth Stuart, Queen of Bohemia, Electress of the Palatinate, wife to Frederick V, the Winter King. Elisabeth, Reine de Boheme

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, favourite of Elizabeth I. Robert d'Evreux, Comte d'Essex

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, favourite of Elizabeth I. Robert d'Evreux, Comte d'Essex
5913162 Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, favourite of Elizabeth I. Robert d'Evreux, Comte d'Essex. In lace collar, suit of armour, sash

Background imageLace Collar Collection: King William III of Great Britain, William of Orange, 18th century (engraving)

King William III of Great Britain, William of Orange, 18th century (engraving)
5913181 King William III of Great Britain, William of Orange, 18th century (engraving) by Werff, Adriaan van der (1659-1722) (after); (add.info.: King William III of Great Britain, William of Orange)

Background imageLace Collar Collection: King Charles II of England, in armour and lace collar. With crown and coat of arms

King Charles II of England, in armour and lace collar. With crown and coat of arms
5913175 King Charles II of England, in armour and lace collar. With crown and coat of arms. Copperplate engraving by Pierre Drevet after Adriaen van der Werff from Isaac de Larrey's Histoire

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Mary I (1516-1558) (engraving)

Mary I (1516-1558) (engraving)
5913148 Mary I (1516-1558) (engraving) by Werff, Adriaan van der (1659-1722) (after); (add.info.: Queen Mary I of England, Mary Tudor or Bloody Mary)

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth. In suit of armour with lace collar

Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth. In suit of armour with lace collar
5913173 Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth. In suit of armour with lace collar. With sword, fox skin, snake, mask, and scales

Background imageLace Collar Collection: King Frederick V of the Palatinate, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, King of Bohemia

King Frederick V of the Palatinate, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, King of Bohemia. Frederick Roi de Boheme
5913165 King Frederick V of the Palatinate, Elector Palatine of the Rhine, King of Bohemia. Frederick Roi de Boheme. In lace collar over a suit of armour, with sash

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Poster advertising Elixir de Spa Belgian liqueur, 1898 (colour litho)

Poster advertising Elixir de Spa Belgian liqueur, 1898 (colour litho)
PER205383 Poster advertising Elixir de Spa Belgian liqueur, 1898 (colour litho) by Raff (Raphael Lagye) (1861-1952); Private Collection

Background imageLace Collar Collection: The Springtime of Life, 1920 (oil on canvas)

The Springtime of Life, 1920 (oil on canvas)
BOU202963 The Springtime of Life, 1920 (oil on canvas) by Hay, Peter Alexander (1866-1952); Private Collection; Bourne Gallery, Reigate, Surrey

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of Nicolas Helincx, advisor to the King, 1592 (oil on panel)

Portrait of Nicolas Helincx, advisor to the King, 1592 (oil on panel)
471144 Portrait of Nicolas Helincx, advisor to the King, 1592 (oil on panel) by Pourbus, Frans II (1569-1622); 105x75 cm; Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Girl holding violets (oil on canvas)

Girl holding violets (oil on canvas)
471240 Girl holding violets (oil on canvas) by Siberdt, Eugene (1851-1931) (attr. to); 100.4x84.1 cm; Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp, Belgium; © Art in Flanders

Background imageLace Collar Collection: The painter Marten Pepijn, 1632 (oil on panel)

The painter Marten Pepijn, 1632 (oil on panel)
471198 The painter Marten Pepijn, 1632 (oil on panel) by Dyck, Anthony van (1599-1641); 72x56 cm; Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten, Antwerp

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Belle Boyd, between 1855 and 1865. Creator: Unknown

Belle Boyd, between 1855 and 1865. Creator: Unknown
Belle Boyd, between 1855 and 1865. [Confederate spy in the American Civil War]

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Miss Kate Denin, between 1855 and 1865. Creator: Unknown

Miss Kate Denin, between 1855 and 1865. Creator: Unknown
Miss Kate Denin, between 1855 and 1865. [American actress]

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Miss Mary Booth, between 1855 and 1865. Creator: Unknown

Miss Mary Booth, between 1855 and 1865. Creator: Unknown
Miss Mary Booth, between 1855 and 1865. [American editor, translator and writer Mary Louise Booth, the first editor-in-chief of the womens fashion magazine, Harpers Bazaar]

Background imageLace Collar Collection: William Shakespeare, 19th century. Creator: Unknown

William Shakespeare, 19th century. Creator: Unknown
William Shakespeare, 19th century

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and ireland

Portrait of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and ireland, born 1599
6338621 Portrait of Oliver Cromwell, Lord Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland and ireland, born 1599, began reign 1653 and beheaded 1658 by Armstrong

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of a gentleman, aged 22, 1616 (oil on canvas)

Portrait of a gentleman, aged 22, 1616 (oil on canvas)
1065964 Portrait of a gentleman, aged 22, 1616 (oil on canvas) by English School, (17th century); 89.5x59 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Dress, c. 1941. Creator: Margaret Golden

Dress, c. 1941. Creator: Margaret Golden
Dress, c. 1941

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Portrait of a Spanish officer, 1813. Creator: James Fittler

Portrait of a Spanish officer, 1813. Creator: James Fittler
Portrait of a Spanish officer, 1813

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Belle Boyd, Confederate spy, ca. 1860-1865. Creator: Unknown

Belle Boyd, Confederate spy, ca. 1860-1865. Creator: Unknown
Belle Boyd, Confederate spy, ca. 1860-1865

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Louise Angelique Motier de la Fayette, maid of honour to Anne of Austria

Louise Angelique Motier de la Fayette, maid of honour to Anne of Austria, queen to Louis XIII of France, 1618-1665
FLO4657541 Louise Angelique Motier de la Fayette, maid of honour to Anne of Austria, queen to Louis XIII of France, 1618-1665

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Paula of Viguier, Paule de Viguier, La Belle Paule, renowned beauty of Toulouse, 1518-1610

Paula of Viguier, Paule de Viguier, La Belle Paule, renowned beauty of Toulouse, 1518-1610
FLO4657310 Paula of Viguier, Paule de Viguier, La Belle Paule, renowned beauty of Toulouse, 1518-1610. She wears her hair tied back under a velvet cap with feather

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Leonora Dori Galigai, wife of Concino Concini, exorcist and witch, 1571-1617

Leonora Dori Galigai, wife of Concino Concini, exorcist and witch, 1571-1617
FLO4657531 Leonora Dori Galigai, wife of Concino Concini, exorcist and witch, 1571-1617. She wears her hair loose under a bonnet, a velvet dress with lace collar and cuffs

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Anne-Louise-Benedicte de Bourbon, Duchess of Maine, 1676-1753

Anne-Louise-Benedicte de Bourbon, Duchess of Maine, 1676-1753. She wears a tall lace Fontanges headdress, beauty spots
FLO4657576 Anne-Louise-Benedicte de Bourbon, Duchess of Maine, 1676-1753. She wears a tall lace Fontanges headdress, beauty spots, pearl choker, lace collar, mantua trimmed with fur

Background imageLace Collar Collection: Lady in mask at a ball, reign of King Henry III of France, 1573-1575

Lady in mask at a ball, reign of King Henry III of France, 1573-1575. She wears a hat decorated with pearls
FLO4657423 Lady in mask at a ball, reign of King Henry III of France, 1573-1575. She wears a hat decorated with pearls, a full-face black mask



All Professionally Made to Order for Quick Shipping

"Lace Collar: A Timeless Fashion Statement Across Centuries" Throughout history, the lace collar has been a symbol of elegance and refinement. From the portraits of influential figures like John Donne and Sarah Childress Polk to nobleman such as William Somerset and George Villiers, this delicate accessory has adorned the necks of both men and women. In the 16th century, lace collars became increasingly popular among European aristocracy. Infanta Isabella Clara Eugenia, daughter of Philip II of Spain, radiated regality with her intricate lace collar that perfectly complemented her royal attire. The allure of the lace collar continued into the 17th century when it graced the necks of notable individuals like Thomas Fairfax and Thomas Wentworth. These powerful men donned their suits of armor but added a touch of sophistication with their lacy adornments. Not limited to just formal occasions or high-ranking officials, even ladies embraced this fashion trend. In 1633, a young lady captured hearts with her plumed headdress paired elegantly with a lace collar in an oil painting that exuded gracefulness. From England to Scotland, from soldiers to politicians, from nobles to artists - all were captivated by the charm and beauty brought forth by wearing a lace collar. Figures like George Monck and James Hamilton showcased their status through these exquisite accessories which added an air of grandeur to their ensembles. As time passed, fashions evolved yet one thing remained constant -the timeless appeal of the lace collar. Its intricate patterns continue to inspire designers today as they create modern interpretations that pay homage to its historical significance. Whether worn by kings or queens or displayed in works of art for centuries on end, there is no denying that the humble lace collar holds within it stories untold; tales woven into every stitch that speak volumes about style across generations.