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Shoulder cape

(Pelerine). Triangular in shape with open pleat at center back; made of beige wool, and trimmed completely around with gray-brown ostrich feathers. Back and sides also trimmed with long ecru fringe. Two rows of wide ecru braid with tassels attached decorate the center back. Lined with ecru...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Johnson

French, 1880–1900

Object Place

Paris, France

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Textiles and Fashion Arts