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A short circular cape of black velvet

A short circular cape of black velvet, two wide short rectangular lappets in front under edges of cape, hooked at upper center front, lappets finished with black silk fringe, trimmed with three bands of ribbon having black figured ground and black and white velvet leaf motif, lined with quilted...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Anna B. Stearns

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

United States

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk; velvet, quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts