Embroidered muslin cape

French
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

50.5 x 59 cm (19 7/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.597

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave muslin with cotton embroidery

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pointed center back with narrow flounced around bottom edge having tab like ends which tie in center front, narrow ruffle at top of bottom flounce, narrow turned backed round collar, sprig of berry and leaf over ground, border design of small scale floral sprays with rosette-like and quatrefoil blossoms.

Credit Line

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