Lace cape

Irish (Carrickmacross)
Second quarter 19th century


Object Place: Carrickmacross, Ireland

Dimensions

50.5 x 76.2 cm (19 7/8 x 30 in. )

Accession Number

52.593

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and applique

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Lace cape ending in narrow points in center front, narrow turned back collar, two flounces around lower edge, rather openly spaced border design of sprays of roses, floral sprig over ground.

Credit Line

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