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Short cape

American
mid-19th century


Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

251.5 cm (99 in.)

Accession Number

51.332

Medium or Technique

Silk; Chiné printed satin

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Short cape coming to rounded point in center back and long points in center front; chiné in rose pattern on dark green ground; lined and piped with bright pink silk (which was once quilted in all-over lozenge and now is sewn to interlining at points of lozenges); lower edge trimmed with pink and black silk fringe; interlined with wool fleece

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb