Cape or bertha
second quarter of 19th century
Object Place: United States
39.7 x 75.1 cm (15 5/8 x 29 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton net with cotton embroidery and cotton binding tape
Not On View
Ivory cotton net embroidered with white cotton thread in minute design of flowers and grapes, pointed front and back, wider on shoulders, deep pointed scallops on edges.
Believed to have been worn by Mrs. Theodore Sedgwick of Stockbridge.
Gift of Miss Elizabeth G. Norton