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Shoulder Cape

Description

Black velvet w/ black cording & jet beadwork; velvet collar w/ black satin piping and trimmed w/ black net & cord arranged in floral motif w/ jet bead; same net & cord trim along center front, slit for arm, back yoke & hem; quilted black taffeta lining; black satin bow at each armhole; hook & eye closure center front; scalloped black lace trim at yoke.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1869
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1937.495
GUSN
39078

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