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Cape of finely striped white silk and wool cloth

French
mid-19th century


Object Place: France

Dimensions

81 cm (31 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.2359

Medium or Technique

Silk and wool, taffeta

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Yoke of white taffeta; edges finished with yellow and white silk cord; yoke trimmed with fine white wool fringe and taffeta bow in center back; lined with white silk, interlined with cotton fleece; fastened with two mother-of-pearl buttons with cut steel center (one cut steel center missing); longer in back.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Gorham Brigham