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Cape

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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

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

14.884

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes