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Woman's cape

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Woman's gray herringbone wool cape with hood, lined with red wool, and trimmed with red leather at edges. Brass toggle closures at front and sides (to create fold-back sleeves showing red lining.)

Provenance

Purchased by Mimi Mirel from Filene's Department Store; 2011, gift of Mirel to the MFA (Accession date: March 23, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Mimi Mirel

Copyright

© Bonnie Cashin Foundation.

American, about 1970

Dimensions

Center back: 102 cm (40 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.146

Medium or Technique

Wool twill, leather, metal hardware

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes