Child's coat and cape (cape)

American
About 1860


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

57 x 109 cm (22 7/16 x 42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.222b

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave with cotton embroidery and wool braid trim

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(a) coat, high round neck, bound with linen, open down front with two small pearl buttons at top, widely sloping shoulders, long full sleeves gathered into turned back cuff; (b) long circular cape, open down front with single button at high round neck, turned back collar, cuffs on (a) and all edges of (b) finished with irregular scallops embroidered with white linen thread and trimmed with looping of narrow black wool braid.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham