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Cape

White wool broadcloth embroidered with wool and silk in floral pattern at front and hemlines. Double cape: lower cape pleated into wide neckband; upper cape trimmed with bobbin lace. Bobbin lace collar. White silk lining.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1875–85

Object Place

France

Accession Number

44.143

Medium or Technique

Embroidered wool

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes