Cape

American
1835–40


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

48.5 x 88.5 cm (19 1/8 x 34 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

46.1243

Medium or Technique

Cotton embroidered linen net lace and linen bobbin lace edging

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Double cape of white net with white embroidered repeat of conventionalized floral spray, scalloped bottom edges, front and neck edges trimmed with machine-made lace. Several yellowish stains, several small holes.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Morton Peabody Prince and Clement M. Burnhome