Woman's theater cape

French
about 1891


Object Place: France

Dimensions

75 cm (29 1/2 in.); Legacy dimension: 75.0 cm

Accession Number

54.1771

Medium or Technique

Wool broadcloth and lamb fleece

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

A short theater cape of dark red wool broadcloth, circular cut, high standing flaring collar and short square cut over cape of same red broadcloth with dark red velvet floral appliqué, lined throughout including standing collar with white curly baby lamb fleece; yellowish stain on fleece of collar center back.

Provenance

Worn by Mary Cabot Briggs in 1891

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. L. Cabot Briggs, in memory of his mother, Mary Cabot Briggs