Third quarter 19th century
Object Place: France
55.5 x 67.5 cm (21 7/8 x 26 9/16 in.) Measured as worn on body for storage on hanger.
Medium or Technique
Linen with cotton embroidery, linen valenciennes lace
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Cape of white mull with points in center front, open down center front, narrow turned back collar, collar and edges embroidered with fine white thread in small-scale design of stylized triangular leaves surrounded by interlacing serpentines of minute quatrefoils, around bottom of cape inside border design of sprays of roses, bottom edge and collar edge finished with Valenciennes lace; several small holes.
Gift of Miss Jessie Gordon Sherman in memory of her mother, Jessie Gordon Sherman