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Cape of embroidered net with all-over sprig

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Designed with high neck, somewhat full with fullness gathered at shoulder seams and center back and center front (open down center front); designed for belt to pass over gathers over shoulders; narrow bobbin lace ruffle around all edges except center front opening; bobbin lace ruffle, with tie...

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, About 1832

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38.5 x 71 cm (15 3/16 x 27 15/16 in.)

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Linen net embroidered with cotton, bobbin lace


Textiles and Fashion Arts