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Cream silk tulle shoulder cape, tulle is honeycomb patterned and covered with rows of circles created with flecks of wool (imitating dotted swiss fabric?) -these have turned tan; double neck ruffle and outer edge embroidered with ivory silk circles and scallop; front tips have ivory tassel with chenille - one has a silk covered ring for drawing tips in; also are band of ivory satin ribbon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1839
Material
embroidering
silk (textile)
stitching
tulle (meshed textile)
Object type
Clothing -- Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Cape
capes (outerwear)
dots
Dotted
Embroidered
embroidering
Hand Stitched
Honeycomb
honeycomb
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
Tulle
tulle (meshed textile)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1929.1785
Credit Line
Gift of Miss R. D. Thorndike
GUSN
33034

Wallpaper Details

Pattern Name
Honeycomb

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