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Woman's hat (bergère), shoulder cape and cap (bergère)

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Woman's "Bergere" hat(a), shoulder cape(b), and cap(c). Each of white satin-weave silk with a simple curved leafy spring repeating in close over-turned staggered rows. B and C with affixed paper tags having the name "Mrs. S.J. Rae or (Ral). A: stained, some missing fabric repaired or leaving...

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Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 19th century

Dimensions

1.5 x 41.2 cm (9/16 x 16 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

44.349a

Medium or Technique

Silk brocade, paper board, silk plain weave lining and silk gauze ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes