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Pelerine

Deep purple silk velvet embroidered with polychrome silk in large-scale floral motifs at back point, long ends and around neckline. Shoulder cape with round neckline, long ends, pointed at back (Style 1840-60).

Provenance

Made by Elizabeth Day McCormick

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

American (Chicago), 1910–40

Object Place

Chicago, [Illinois], United States

Accession Number

44.140

Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes