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Cape

Description

Shoulder length with black velvet at V-neck, with vertically pleated white chiffon; bands of black velvet with black taffeta ruffles with pinked edge; lace ruffle around neck and along shoulder; V-neck at back; long pleated chiffon ties trimmed with white lace; white silk lining; one hook and eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1900
Material
chiffon
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
chiffon
Chiffon
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1934.44
Credit Line
Gift of Wickliffe Draper
GUSN
36434

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