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A short circular cape of black velvet

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

70.5 cm (27 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

50.2391

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, quilted

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A short circular cape of black velvet, two wide short rectangular lappets in front under edges of cape, hooked at upper center front, lappets finished with black silk fringe, trimmed with three bands of ribbon having black figured ground and black and white velvet leaf motif, lined with quilted padded black silk.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna B. Stearns