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Cape

Short hooded cape made of light neutral wool edged with neutral brown velvet, lined with wool; patched, darned; said to have been used by the painter Jean François Millet on a great many of his models; given by Millet to one of his students, Miss Elizabeth Nourse, and by her to the donor's...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. W. M. Allison

French, mid-19th century

Object Place

France

Accession Number

46.865

Medium or Technique

Wool, velvet; darned

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes