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Evening mantle

Cape

French
1900
Designed for Le Bon Marché department store (French French)


Dimensions

Center back: 43.2 x 43.2 x 274.3 cm (17 x 17 x 108 in.)

Accession Number

2005.615

Medium or Technique

Velvet, chiffon, lace, and jet beading

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Emerald green evening mantle with black jet beading and diamante trim, cream chiffon and lace lining. Labeled: "Au Bon Marché, Maison A. Boucicaut, Paris."

Provenance

Purchased from Charles A. Whitaker Auctions on December 14, 2005.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the Textile and Costume Society, Museum of Fine Arts Boston