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Child's coat and cape (cape)

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(a) coat, high round neck, bound with linen, open down front with two small pearl buttons at top, widely sloping shoulders, long full sleeves gathered into turned back cuff; (b) long circular cape, open down front with single button at high round neck, turned back collar, cuffs on (a) and all...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Dows Dunham

American, About 1860

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

57 x 109 cm (22 7/16 x 42 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

52.222b

Medium or Technique

Cotton figured weave with cotton embroidery and wool braid trim

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes