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Woman's cape

American
mid-19th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center back: 72.7 cm (28 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1176

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A short cape with long lappets in front, of green taffeta edged all around with three narrow pinked self ruffles

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb