Capelet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12978

Description

Black silk velvet, trimmed all around with ruched black satin ribbon. High band collar. Hook and eye closure from collar to middle. Attached hood gathered to black satin ribbon with bow at center front and lined with pink satin twill. Body lined with pink taffeta with satin stripe in blue, green and yellow. Padding under lining.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
stitching
silk (textile)
velvet (fabric weave)
stripes
Women's clothing
Silk
Velvet
Hand Stitched
Striped
CAPE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5385