User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Cape

Start collecting

Embroidered mull cape; scalloped edge; deeply pointed in front; all-over sprig and border design of daisies embroidered in white cotton in chain stitch; a number of small brown stains; several holes and darned places.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry

American, Second quarter 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

43.4 x 72.5 cm (17 1/16 x 28 9/16 in. )

Accession Number

53.2256

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes