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Description

Tan/fawn colored flannel; 5 rows of top-stitching around hem; high, stiff collar embroidered on outside w/ silver thread & yellow chenille in scrolling pattern. Inside of collar lined w/ beige embroidered net over beige satin; same net gathered around base of collar; long beige ribbon ties inside collar. Hook & eye closure; cream silk damask lining; gathered self-pocket on left side; self-ruched loops on both sides of opening; weights at front hem.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
damask
embroidering
flannel
machine-made
net (textile)
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
damask
Damask
Embroidered
embroidering
Flannel
flannel
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Net
net (textile)
Scroll
scrolls (motifs)
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.6362
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12935

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