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Capelet

Description

Black silk velvet, trimmed all around with ruched black satin ribbon. High band collar. Hook and eye closure from collar to middle. Attached hood gathered to black satin ribbon with bow at center front and lined with pink satin twill. Body lined with pink taffeta with satin stripe in blue, green and yellow. Padding under lining.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1899
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
silk (textile)
stitching
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Hand Stitched
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Striped
stripes
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5385
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12978

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