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Short semi-circular cape

Short semi-circular cape of very badly worn rose colored velvet, embroidered with silver tinsel over ground, powder of floral sprays, down sides of center front opening large-scale design of sprays of wheat in horns of plenty alternating with daisy and acorns, embroidered with several kinds of...

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

French, about 1800

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered, velvet


Textiles and Fashion Arts