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Cape

Description

A shoulder cape with round neckline and a center front opening; black ties at neck fashioned from printed cotton of light brown ground with red, white and black leaf and flower sprigs and all over "dash" pattern. Hand sewn.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1850
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
capes (outerwear)
COLLAR
collars (neckwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
printing (process)
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
13.5 x 28 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1992.472
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11142

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