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Mantle

Mantle. Black silk satin trimmed with velvet at collar, front line, pelerine edges cuffs. Full skirt gathered into bodice at waistline. Narrow turn-down collar. Attached pelerine. Set-in sleeves. 6 covered button front closure. Quilted black silk lining.

Provenance

Worn by member of Rae family, Massachusettes or upstate New York.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American, 1850–60

Accession Number

44.341

Medium or Technique

Silk; Satin

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes