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Boy's cape

American
About 1879


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

52.5 cm (20 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1657

Medium or Technique

Wool; flannel, velvet

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Completely semi-circular in shape with darts for shoulders, made of gray wool flannel, narrow round collar, band of black velvet ribbon around entire cape about an inch in from edge, fastened in front with two gray pearl buttons, lined with bright blue wool cloth; several moth holes.

Provenance

Worn by donor's father, Arthur Childs.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs