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White muslin, embroidered with white. Two triangles are gathered and sewn to the cape at the shoulders. Finished on the edges with large and small pointed scallops. The design is made up of little sprays of seed-vessels(?) and open flowers, and irregularly shaped spots of drawn-work.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers

Indian or American, About 1834


60.8 x 74.5 cm (23 15/16 x 29 5/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts