Lace cape

Irish (Carrickmacross)
About 1840


Object Place: Carrickmacross, Ireland

Dimensions

54.5 x 66.5 cm (21 7/16 x 26 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

51.2796

Medium or Technique

Cotton net with cotton applique and cotton embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Lace cape now cream colored, with slightly ruffled deep flounce, design of highly stylized rose repeat just above junction of flounce, scalloped edge on ruffle with two shamrocks on each scallop, inner border of paired leaves; stained near neck, a number of small breaks.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Mrs. Harry Dolbeare