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Shoulder cape

Triangular in shape; made of ivory-colored machine net and, near long side, a scalloped, chevron--shaped panel of dark ivory taffeta; a deep net flounce borders the two short sides. Main triangle and flounce decorated with narrow bands of guimp of three sorts, sewn to the net. Condition fair;...

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Provenance

Worn in Peru by Mrs. Cecil Caverly of Lowell, Mass.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke

probably French, About 1854

Object Place

France

Accession Number

56.827

Medium or Technique

Machine net

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes