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A waist length cape

American
about 1858


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

89 cm (35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.1347

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, quilted, crocheted, embroidered

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A waist length black velvet lined cape with black quilted silk, short standing collar, deep black silk fringe and crocheted edge around bottom, two front edges and entire bottom edge embroidered with balck silk in design of serpentine stems.

Credit Line

Gift of Ronald T. Lyman