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Cape

Description

Black wool cape trimmed in black soutache braid and embroidery in floral and linear patterns along neck/front edges. Ivory moire silk lining. Tag from "Madame et La Jeune Fille" of Boston, MA.

Details

Maker
Madame et La Jeune Fille (Retailer)
Date
ca. 1898
Inscriptions
"MADAME ET/LA JEUNE FILLE/130 NEWBURY STREET/BOSTON" (Embroidered)
Material
moiré
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cape
capes (outerwear)
dressmaking
embroidery (visual works)
moiré
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Accession Number
2009.3.6
Credit Line
Gift of Peter Vandermark
GUSN
171135

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