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Long full cape (in three part)

American
third quarter of 19th century


Object Place: United States

Dimensions

64 cm (25 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.280c

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, taffeta, velveteen

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Long full cape, with second waist length cape, both gathered into circular yoke; made of Paisley shawl with black ground and symmetrical floral forms arranged in broad vertical stripes, blue, green, and red predominating; black velvet collar over yoke; cape lined with very dark gray (originally black?) velveteen detachable sleeves; dark blue velvet waist band on inside.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James S. Russell