Cape

Irish
1820–40


Dimensions

59.4 x 85.8 cm (23 3/8 x 33 3/4 in. )

Accession Number

17.1588

Medium or Technique

Cotton net with embroidery and Lace

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Machine-made net; the design of scrolling stems bearing leaves and flowers and broken by circles and various shaped à jours, is done with white thread and tambour work (chain-stitch). On each shoulder from the collar to the bottom of the cape is a stem with opposite leaves.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates