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Capelet

Description

Golden brown cut velvet imitation fur. Stiffened high collar; yellow and brown silk fringe all around hem and collar. Yellow silk damask ribbon ties at collar. Fully lined with ivory silk taffeta.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1890-1899
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
artificial
fur
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
velvet (fabric weave)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
artificial
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
fur
Hand Stitched
Imitation Fur
Silk
silk (textile)
stitching
taffeta
Taffeta
Tromp L'oeil
trompe-l'oeil
Velvet
velvet (fabric weave)
Women's clothing
Accession Number
1969.5196
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
73564

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