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Cape

American
First half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

11.5 x 90.5 cm (4 1/2 x 35 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

53.2227

Medium or Technique

Silk; Quilting

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Triangular cape; black figured silk with minute powder of blossoms and trefoils; quilted in small squares to cotton fleece; shaped to high, round neck by four darts; edged with black machine-made lace; edges faced with black velvet; entire cape lined with black silk faille.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry