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Women's cape

2006.44.1226 (RS11542)

Description

Ivory crepe tiered women's cape with a two hook closure at the neck. The sides and bottom edges of the cape have long ivory fringe. Inside the cape there are two large loops at the left and right side for a person's arms to help keep the cape closed. The bottom edge of the cape bows out in the center. The cape has two teirs. There is some discoloration on the back of the cape. There is no makers label.

Details

Maker
unknown
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
crepe (textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
capes (outerwear)
crepe (textile)
Dimensions
75 4/16 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.1226
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
189479

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