A sheer white cotton cape

American
1840


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

56.5 x 89.2 x 30 cm (22 1/4 x 35 1/8 x 11 13/16 in. )

Accession Number

49.449

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and applique

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A sheer white cotton cape designed to hang well over shoulders at sides, open down front, edges trimmed with appliqué of self material in zig-zag pattern held in place with buttonhole stitched scallops.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)