A double cape

American
about 1830


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

56.2 x 85 cm (22 1/8 x 33 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

49.520

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A double cape of white mull embroidered with white linen in design of S shaped stems with minute leaves separated by quatrefoils, scalloped edges, on upper cape in front and in center back arrangement of stylized flowers with drawn work centers; several small darns.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson