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Deaccessioned June 26, 2014

Infant's cape

probably French
18th–19th century


Object Place: France

Accession Number

44.8

Medium or Technique

Silk taffeta; bobbin lace

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Pink silk taffeta; round collar and front edges trimmed with gold and silver bobbin lace. Lined with cream colored silk taffeta.

Provenance

1944, gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe (Accession date: January 13, 1944); June 25, 2014, deaccessioned by the MFA for sale through Augusta Auctions, Bellows Falls, VT.

Credit Line

Gift of the children of Mrs. M. A. DeWolfe Howe (Fanny Huntington Quincy), Miss Helen H. Howe, Quincy Howe, and Mark DeWolfe Howe