William B. Cobb collar, ca. 1920

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


William B. Cobb owned this stiff man's collar, which was made by Earl & Wilson of Troy, N.Y. The city is often referred to as "collar city" because removable men's collars originated there and many were made there.

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About This Item

  • Title: William B. Cobb collar, ca. 1920
  • Creator: Earl & Wilson, Troy, NY
  • Creation Date: circa 1920
  • Subject Date: circa 1920
  • Town: Troy
  • State: ME, NY
  • Media: Cotton
  • Local Code: 1993.257.66
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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