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A muslin double cape

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Embroidered with white cotton, cape almost rectangular in shape, designed to flare over shoulders, design of highly conventionalized small-scale flowers including the carnation with long curling stems flanked by minute pointed leaves, finely scalloed edges; on right front under cape a large...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Helen and Alice Colburn Fund

Indian, Second quarter 19th century

Object Place

India

Dimensions

59.5 x 88 cm (23 7/16 x 34 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1388

Medium or Technique

Cotton plain-weave with cotton embroidery and cotton binding tape

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes