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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Cape

French
1880s


Object Place: France

Dimensions

84 cm (33 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2124

Medium or Technique

Silk; Moiré

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Cape; yoke and center front panels of black silk moiré; body of cape, of black satin, cut full and fingertip length; yoke and short standing collar trimmed with jet bead embroidery and ruching of balck machine-made lace; long jet bead fringe suspended from lower edge of yoke.

Provenance

1953, gift of Mrs. Elliot F. Childs to the MFA (Accession date: September 10, 1953); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elliot F. Childs