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Long full cape (in three part)

Long full cape, with second waist length cape, both gathered into circular yoke; made of Paisley shawl with black ground and symmetrical floral forms arranged in broad vertical stripes, blue, green, and red predominating; black velvet collar over yoke; cape lined with very dark gray (originally...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. James S. Russell

American, third quarter of 19th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, taffeta, velveteen


Textiles and Fashion Arts