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CAPE

Description

Gray wool broadcloth shoulder cape; collar has lace ruffle; embroidered around collar, center front & pointed lapels w/ floral sprays in brown & pink and intertwined w/ yellow ribbon & bows; lined w/ pink/orange iridescent silk; 2 pairs of gilt buttons; hook & eye closure center front.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1893-1896
Inscriptions
Woven label at neck: ""Au Louvre Paris/ CONFECTIONS 23/ 76181/ 48"" [w/ large red ""L"" & a lion; red lettering on black].
Location of origin
Paris, France
Material
cloth
embroidering
machine-made
silk (textile)
stitching
wool (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Bow
Broadcloth
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
cloth
Embroidered
embroidering
floral patterns
Hand Stitched
machine-made
Silk
silk (textile)
Spray
stitching
Women's clothing
Wool
wool (textile)
Accession Number
1944.656
GUSN
53841

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