Child's cape

American
Second half 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

31.3 x 51.2 cm (12 5/16 x 20 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.423

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Child’s short white cotton cape with lower edge hexagonal in outline, intended to be buttoned down front, short turned back collar, edges scalloped, border design interlacing beaded bands of enclosing minute floral sprays.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham