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Shoulder cape

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A shoulder cape with long lappets in front, of black bobbin lace withoutlines of design in black silk cord of two kinds; cape cut with "V" panel center front and center back, hooked down center front and center back, hooked down center front, black grosgrain, ribbon tie belt, high standing...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates

French, late 19th century

Object Place



136 x 63.5 cm (53 9/16 x 25 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk bobbin lace with silk cord embroidery and silk grosgrain ribbon


Textiles and Fashion Arts