Embroidered mull cape

French
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

44 x 54.5 cm (17 5/16 x 21 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.598

Medium or Technique

Cotton mull with cotton embroidery and open work

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Back round and deeper at center, seams on shoulders, front full gathered into shoulder bands and shirred into two tabs to fit under belt in center front, design as border around entire outer edge and across shoulder bands of small scale delicate leaved curling stems and rosette-like blossoms with open work centers.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears