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Cape

Semi-circular, hooded cape of silk lampas. Light olive exotic, oriental floral design in meandering pattern on dark olive ground. Center front closes with black and brown silk braided loop and covered button. Black and brown silk floss tassels at tip of hood and under chin. Condition: excellent.

Provenance

Purchased by Ward Dick Kerlin, father of Catherine Kerlin Wilder (Mrs. Amos N. Wilder), in the 1920's. Amos Wilder is the brother of American playwright Thorton Wilder.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Amos N. Wilder

English (London), 1920s

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

1986.233

Medium or Technique

Silk; Lampas

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes