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Cape?

Hemispherical piece in four sections (cape?). Repeating symmetrical naturalistic floral motif on a diaper pattern ground. Orange, green and yellow silk yarns on a gray silk ground. Narrow tape border. Badly worn in several spots.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

French, 1735–45

Object Place

France

Accession Number

52.468

Medium or Technique

Silk; brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes