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Capelet

Description

White cotton; embroidered all over in white serpentine bands. Narrow white lace ruffle along upper edge. Broad scalloped lace ruffle along lower edge; shoulder seams.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
stitching
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
floral patterns
foliation (pattern)
Hand Stitched
leaf (plant material)
Leaves
Serpentine
serpentine (shape)
stitching
Stripe
stripes
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5503
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
12984

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