A muslin double cape
Second quarter 19th century
Object Place: India
59.5 x 88 cm (23 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton plain-weave with cotton embroidery and cotton binding tape
Not On View
Embroidered with white cotton, cape almost rectangular in shape, designed to flare over shoulders, design of highly conventionalized small-scale flowers including the carnation with long curling stems flanked by minute pointed leaves, finely scalloed edges; on right front under cape a large repair, several other small holes and breaks.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund