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Woman's evening cape

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Floor-length evening cape of melon orange silk satin, with funnel collar, arm slits, two bows on front. Four labels: "Jeanne Lanvin - Paris, 22 Fbg St. Honoré," "Castillo," "Made in France," and "The French Shops, Filene's - Boston;" matches object...

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Purchased at Doyle's auction, New York, by Vicki Haberman, November, 2002; Purchased by the MFA, January 22, 2003

Credit Line

Textile Income Purchase Fund

French, 1960

Object Place

Paris, France


Overall: 151.1 x 157.5 cm (59 1/2 x 62 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silk satin


Textiles and Fashion Arts