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Description

Black wool; hip-length; band collar trimmed w/ black silk; body trimmed around edge w/ foliate pattern of black braid, bugle beads & french knots; dolman style cum opening. Body has pattern of horizontal chevron stripes of black flat braid & bugle beads in a coral pattern; hem trimmed w/ deep fringe of black silk & bugle beads; 10 silk covered buttons hidden at center front placket; fully lined in black silk sateen.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1877-1881
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1937.497
GUSN
39080

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