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A sheer white cotton cape

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A sheer white cotton cape designed to hang well over shoulders at sides, open down front, edges trimmed with appliqué of self material in zig-zag pattern held in place with buttonhole stitched scallops.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary Lee, Guy Hunter Lee, Mrs. Henry Jackson, Mrs. Thornton K. Ware, and Mrs. Joseph T. Walker, in memory of Marion Glidden Dove Lee (Mrs. Francis Wilson Lee)

American, 1840

Object Place

United States


56.5 x 89.2 x 30 cm (22 1/4 x 35 1/8 x 11 13/16 in. )

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Medium or Technique

Cotton with cotton embroidery and applique


Textiles and Fashion Arts