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Cape

American
mid-19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

120.5 cm (47 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.227

Medium or Technique

Satin, Chine

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A large cape, of chine printed satin on dark brown, (black warp, red weft) with polychrome wild roses in chine print, cape with short yoke; fullness gathered evenly all around into yoke, tassel trimmed ornamental hood center back of neck, arm slits in each side of front, lined with pink lutestring and stuffed with wool fleece, all edges trimmed with heavy pink and brown braided galloon, lining much soiled, chine satin cracked, many holes around neckline.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates