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Cape - double cape or collar

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Fine white cotton; the capes are edged with a small scallop, headed with a line of drawn-work; above the edges are worked with white cotton, laid-work and eyelet-work, sprays of conventional flowers.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen Starkey Bates

American, About 1830–75


30.2 x 60.8 cm (11 7/8 x 23 15/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts