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Woman's mantle

Woman's sleeveless jacket

American
about 1900


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Center front: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Center back: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.1163

Medium or Technique

Linen lace and crochet, chiffon or silk plain weave lining

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Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Mantle or sleeveless cape jacket of Irish crochet with round inserts of heavy white linen embroidery in floral wreath design with center roundel of darned filet; front opening with single eye (hook missing) short, very short cape over arms; lined with shirred white chiffon with bobbin lace trim; tucked and pleated chiffon inserts around collar and down shoulder

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb