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Woman's cape with collar

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Cape with collar attached at front, scrolled leaf and oak leaf design embroidered in satin and stem stitching and drawnwork, saw-toothed edges finished in buttonhole stitch


Worn by a member of the Robbins family; inherited by Ellen A. Stone; gift to MFA, 1899

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ellen A. Stone

Woman's double pelerine

probably English, worn in America, 1830s

Place of Manufacture

probably England

Place of Use

Lexington, Massachusetts, United States


Overall: 60 x 94.6 cm (23 5/8 x 37 1/4 in.) Other (Center back): 34.3 cm (13 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plain weave cotton, cotton embroidery


Textiles and Fashion Arts