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Cape of white mull with points in center front, open down center front, narrow turned back collar, collar and edges embroidered with fine white thread in small-scale design of stylized triangular leaves surrounded by interlacing serpentines of minute quatrefoils, around bottom of cape inside...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jessie Gordon Sherman in memory of her mother, Jessie Gordon Sherman

French, Third quarter 19th century

Object Place

France

Dimensions

55.5 x 67.5 cm (21 7/8 x 26 9/16 in.) Measured as worn on body for storage on hanger.

Accession Number

54.1406

Medium or Technique

Linen with cotton embroidery, linen valenciennes lace

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes