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Boy's cape

Completely semi-circular in shape with darts for shoulders, made of gray wool flannel, narrow round collar, band of black velvet ribbon around entire cape about an inch in from edge, fastened in front with two gray pearl buttons, lined with bright blue wool cloth; several moth holes.

Provenance

Worn by donor's father, Arthur Childs.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Marjorie W. Childs

American, About 1879

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

52.1657

Medium or Technique

Wool; flannel, velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes