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Description

Tan wool; silver & polychrome silk floral embroidery on net applique around V-neck; dolman-type sleeves; tan silk cord floral applique around collar & cuffs & along center front & sleeves; hook & eye closure hidden by 4 tan silk braid tassels; slits in seam on left & right side; fully lined in tan silk satin; inner pocket on left side of same tan silk.

Details

Maker
B. Altman & Co. (Maker)
Date
1909-1912
Inscriptions
Embroidered label inside collar: ""B. Altman & Co./ Paris New York"" [white letters on black silk; yellow cross-stitching all around label.]o
Location of origin
New York, NY, USA
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
New York state (United States)
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1934.2685
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones
GUSN
13641

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