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Cape

Cape; yoke and center front panels of black silk moiré; body of cape, of black satin, cut full and fingertip length; yoke and short standing collar trimmed with jet bead embroidery and ruching of balck machine-made lace; long jet bead fringe suspended from lower edge of yoke.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Elliot F. Childs

French, 1880s

Object Place

France

Accession Number

53.2124

Medium or Technique

Silk; Moiré

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes