Short cape

American
Third quarter 19th century


Object Place: USA

Dimensions

40 cm (15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

52.1210

Medium or Technique

Bobbin lace, Net

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short cape pointed center front and center back; cream colored net with three bands of light purple ribbon run into casings, each band bordered with narrow bobbin lace around bottom edge, bow of ribbon having light purple borders and small-scale brilliant warp figured flowers against white background in center.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb