Cape

American
late 19th to early 20th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

Center back: 33.7 cm (13 1/4 in.) Other (length): 135.9 cm (53 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1213

Medium or Technique

Silk net, wool embroidery, braided applied metallic threads with silk ribbon, silk chiffon lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

White net embroidered with wool in chain stitch, small dots throughout with floral sprig border and scalloped edge along bottom edge; lengths of braided metallic thread tape with silk flowers applied above border, along neckline, and through center; larger bunches of slik flowers at corners; lined with white chiffon

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb