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Evening cape

Italian (Venice)
about 1924
Maria Monaci Gallenga (Italian, 1880–1944)

Object Place: Italy (Rome)


Overall: 171.5 cm (67 1/2 in.)CB Other: 186.7 x 124.5 cm (73 1/2 width of bottom hem x 49 in.length, front - shoulder to hem)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk velvet printed with gold pigment, trimmed with glass beads

Not On View


Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Woman’s evening cape, light brown velvet printed with gold in lotus flower pattern. Lining of gray satin printed with gold in same pattern. Ties of braided braid and glass beads. Condition good.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mary Wade White, from her children