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Capelet

Description

Black silk and wool leno weave gauze. Shawl collar, pleated double ruffle around hem. Black satin ribbon bow over hook and eye closure. Black grosgrain ribbon bands around tops of long lapets.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1899
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
gauze
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
gauze
Gauze
Hand Stitched
Leno Weave
machine-made
Mourning
mourning
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1969.5457
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12980

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