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Semi-circular cape

Machine-embroidered with gold metallic threads on blue net ground. Symmetrical design of stylized rose branches and concentric arches enclosed by three borders along edge. Condition: excellent.

Credit Line

Benajmin Pierce Cheney Donation

probably French, 1920s

Object Place

probably France

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Machine-net with machine-embroidery of gold-colored strip metal wrapped on yellow core


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