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Cape of white muslin

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Cape of white muslin arranged in horizontal bands, the three lower ones with design of interlacing ribbon and floral serpentines, wide upper band or yoke and turned back collar embroidered in design of ribbon serpentine with elaborately stylized blossoms springing from serpentine to left and...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes

French, about 1860

Object Place

France

Dimensions

42.5 x 77.25 cm (16 3/4 x 30 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.482

Medium or Technique

Linen plain-weave with cotton embroidery and linen bobbin lace trim and fabric covered metal buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes