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Pelerine Cape

Description

Feathered pelerine (cape with attached front lappets); two layers of linen canvas with feathers sewn on with layers stitched with catch stitches; lined with eiderdown feathers; bands of triangles; symmetrical arrangement along vertical axis; feathers are mostly brown.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1827-1833
Material
featherwork
linen (material)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
featherwork
linen (material)
pelerines
Accession Number
1932.104
Credit Line
Gift of Grace Gilbert
GUSN
13661

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