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Short hooded cape and one matching sleeve

Short hooded cape and one matching sleeve; bright greenish blue wool twill; scalloped edges trimmed with white silk braid; lined with quilted white silk (hood lined with quilted white satin); interlined with cotton fleece; white satin ribbon ties at neck; at one shoulder. detachable matching sleeve.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Harriet Ropes Cabot and Edward Jackson Lowell Ropes

American, about 1860

Object Place

United States

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Medium or Technique

Wool twill, lined with silk satin, quilted


Textiles and Fashion Arts