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Statue robe (cape)

Madonna cape Meandering design of peach-colored and blue floral sprays brocaded with silk threads and lance with gilt metallic threads on cream-colored silk tafetta ground, lisere patterned with meandering bands of lace.

Credit Line

Gift of Marion D. Campbell

French, 1760–70

Object Place

France

Accession Number

1985.831

Medium or Technique

Brocade

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes