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Woman's short cape

Red wool cape embroidered in chain stitched yellow and white silk threads in paisley or boteh pattern; open down front with hook and eye closure, high round neck, center back cut in fitted lines in "princesse" style, fronts cut flaring toward lower edge which come to deep point in center, long...

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Gift in memory of Mrs. Horatio Appleton Lamb

French, about 1885

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Wool twill with silk embroidery, metal beads, silk twill lining


Textiles and Fashion Arts