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Short cape

Short cape coming to rounded point in center back and long points in center front; chiné in rose pattern on dark green ground; lined and piped with bright pink silk (which was once quilted in all-over lozenge and now is sewn to interlining at points of lozenges); lower edge trimmed with pink and...

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Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, mid-19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Medium or Technique

Silk; Chiné printed satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts