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Child's coat and cape (coat)

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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



54 x 77 cm (21 1/4 x 30 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton dimity with cotton embroidery, wool braid trim and mother-of-pearl buttons


Textiles and Fashion Arts