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Shoulder Cape

Description

Black corded silk w/ black beadwork; standing band collar; floral beadwork; black grosgrain ruching at shoulders extending to waist at front & back; beadwork in rows w/ scalloped design; fitted over shoulders w/ elastic at sides; lappets at front; trimmed all around w/ strands of beads; lined w/ black taffeta; hook & eye closure.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1887-1890
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1943.647
GUSN
53586

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