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A double cape

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A double cape of white mull embroidered with white linen in design of S shaped stems with minute leaves separated by quatrefoils, scalloped edges, on upper cape in front and in center back arrangement of stylized flowers with drawn work centers; several small darns.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Rhodes Robertson

American, about 1830

Object Place

United States

Dimensions

56.2 x 85 cm (22 1/8 x 33 7/16 in. )

Accession Number

49.520

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes