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Pelerine Cape

Description

Feathered pelerine (cape with attached lappets); two layers of linen canvas with handsewn feathers; layers are stitched together with a catch stitch; eiderdown(possibly) lining; brown feathers with single yellow & green highlights (feathers); band at neck imitates dress collar of the period; brown triangles on lappets; green bands of feathers at back outline back collar effect.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1827-1833
Material
featherwork
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
featherwork
pelerines
Accession Number
1929.279
Credit Line
Gift of Margaret Buffinton Brown
GUSN
13658

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