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Shoulder cape

French (Paris)
1880–1900


Object Place: Paris, France

Dimensions

67 cm (26 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

63.1068

Medium or Technique

Wool

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

(Pelerine). Triangular in shape with open pleat at center back; made of beige wool, and trimmed completely around with gray-brown ostrich feathers. Back and sides also trimmed with long ecru fringe. Two rows of wide ecru braid with tassels attached decorate the center back. Lined with ecru tafeta. Wide beige grosgrain ribbon attached at center back to serve as a belt to be tied around waist. Condition good, several small holes in wool.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Johnson