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Pelerine Cape

1927.918 (RS177006)

Description

Feathered pelerine (cape with attached front lappets); two layers of linen canvas with feathers handsewn; layers are stitched together with catch stitch; lined with eiderdown (possibly); mostly brown feathers with bands of irridescent blue peacock; has double collar effect which echos collars of dresses.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1827-1833
Material
featherwork
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
featherwork
pelerines
Accession Number
1927.918
Credit Line
Gift of Horace H. Morse
GUSN
31527

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