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Description

Black silk twill overlaid w/ black crocheted ___? in pattern of honeycomb & rosettes, ornamented w/ black bugle beads; band collar trimmed w/ double row of crocheted rosettes & bugle beads & w/ ruffle of black scalloped lace. Band of bugle bead rosettes around collar & down either side of front & hook & eye closure; black lace ruffle & bugle bead fringe around hem. Clusters of bugle bead tassels at lappets, shoulders & down back; fully lined w/ black silk; inner waistband of black silk grosgrain ribbon.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1885-1888
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1936.796
GUSN
38763

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