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Woman's cape

A short cape with long lappets in front, of green taffeta edged all around with three narrow pinked self ruffles

Provenance

Gift to the MFA, 1952

Credit Line

Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

American, mid-19th century

Place of Use

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Accession Number

52.1176

Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave (taffeta)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes