A short small cape
Object Place: USA
90.5 x 57 cm (35 5/8 x 22 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk faille, cotton lace, silk ribbon, and jet bead embroidery
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A short small cape of black silk machine made leace and black silk faille; high standing collar, center front and back panels tapering to waistline of black faille, hooked down center front with opening trimmed with black lace, wing capes over sleeves of black lace, jet bead embroidery at shoulder seams and around base of collar, short peplum in back trimmed with black silk ribbon bow, a black silk ribbon bow in front at edge, narrow black silk ribbon tie around waist.
Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs