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Embroidered muslin cape

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Pointed center back with narrow flounced around bottom edge having tab like ends which tie in center front, narrow ruffle at top of bottom flounce, narrow turned backed round collar, sprig of berry and leaf over ground, border design of small scale floral sprays with rosette-like and quatrefoil...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. Elizabeth Sears, in memory of her sister, Mary Crease Sears

French, Second quarter 19th century

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50.5 x 59 cm (19 7/8 x 23 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave muslin with cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts