Cape of embroidered net with all-over sprig

American
About 1832


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

38.5 x 71 cm (15 3/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.1212

Medium or Technique

Linen net embroidered with cotton, bobbin lace

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Designed with high neck, somewhat full with fullness gathered at shoulder seams and center back and center front (open down center front); designed for belt to pass over gathers over shoulders; narrow bobbin lace ruffle around all edges except center front opening; bobbin lace ruffle, with tie ends, around neck.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb