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Embroidered pelerine

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White muslin worked with white thread and laid-work. Cut with short points around the neck and very deep points at the bottom; these are sewed back onto the cape. A shaped piece with the edge cut in blocks is sewed to the bottom of the cape. The design consists of groups of flowers and...

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Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Catharine Langdon Rogers and Clara Bates Rogers

Indian or American, About 1834

Dimensions

53 x 87 cm (20 7/8 x 34 1/4 in.) Measured as worn on body for storage on hanger.

Accession Number

14.883

Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes