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Shoulder cape

Fan-shaped, of ivory net with applied border and stripes of meandering narrow ivory braid suggesting coral forms. Along short side, a pale lavender satin ribbon passes through five net and braid loops. Condition: good.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Burke

American, mid-19th century

Object Place

USA

Accession Number

56.828

Medium or Technique

Ivory; net work

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes