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Shoulder Cape

Description

Black cotton net appliqued w/ large black felt floral motifs edged w/ beads; band of felt trimmed w/ green braid & black beads around shoulders; ribbed silk band collar trimmed w/ taffeta & lace ruffles; hook & eye closure down center front concealed under lace ruffle; deep taffeta & lace flounce around bottom(?); lined w/ black taffeta.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1870-1879
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Accession Number
1992.147
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel
GUSN
13656

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