Infant's cape

American
second half of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

95 x 89 cm (37 3/8 x 35 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.2407

Medium or Technique

Wool flannel with silk floss embroidery, silk woven fringe, silk satin ribbon, and linen and silk satin lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Infant’s embroidered white (cream) flannel double cape; both upper and lower cape embroidered with white silk in large scale floral design; scalloped edges trimmed with white silk fringe; lined with white cotton and front edges faced with white china silk; white ribbon ties at neck.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Caroline Tuck