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Narrow cape of white cambric

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Narrow cape of white cambric with finely pleated lace edged ruffle, over the cambric a ribbon with pink ground and brown dot design in stripes, tabs of lace trimmed embroidered organdy over ribbon, ends of ribbon used as ties.

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, Third quarter 19th century

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

13.7 cm (5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

52.1211

Medium or Technique

Cotton; cambric, embroidery, lace, organdy

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes