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Fake fur cape with narrow vertical insert bands of black rayon satin, brown polyester lining inside, hook and eye clasp. Interior label: "BIBA"

Provenance

September 2011, purchased by Lauren Whitley at C20 Vintage Fashion, London; 2012, gift of Lauren Whitley to the MFA. (Accession date: September 26, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Lauren D. Whitley

English, early 1970s

Dimensions

Center back: 35.6 cm (14 in.)

Accession Number

2012.551

Medium or Technique

Synthetic fur and rayon satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes