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Hooded cape

Hooded cape of raspberry red satin with minute self floral sprig figure; edges of front opening, yoke edge, sleeve slit edges and hood edge all trimmed with black lace and galloon; two red silk tassels and red silk cord attached to back of hood; worn by Penelope Barns, a Scotswoman, teaching in...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Frances Fowler and Professor Harold North Fowler

English, 19th century

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts