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Woman's mantle

Woman's sleeveless jacket

about 1900

Place of Use: Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Center front: 54.6 cm (21 1/2 in.) Center back: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen lace and crochet, chiffon or silk plain weave lining

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Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Mantle or sleeveless cape jacket of Irish crochet with round inserts of heavy white linen embroidery in floral wreath design with center roundel of darned filet; front opening with single eye (hook missing) short, very short cape over arms; lined with shirred white chiffon with bobbin lace trim; tucked and pleated chiffon inserts around collar and down shoulder

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb