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Cape

Triangular cape; black figured silk with minute powder of blossoms and trefoils; quilted in small squares to cotton fleece; shaped to high, round neck by four darts; edged with black machine-made lace; edges faced with black velvet; entire cape lined with black silk faille.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Eleanor E. Barry

American, First half 19th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

53.2227

Medium or Technique

Silk; Quilting

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes