Capelet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12980

Description

Black silk and wool leno weave gauze. Shawl collar, pleated double ruffle around hem. Black satin ribbon bow over hook and eye closure. Black grosgrain ribbon bands around tops of long lapets.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
gauze
stitching
machine-made
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
mourning
Women's clothing
Silk
Wool
Gauze
Leno Weave
Hand Stitched
Mourning
CAPE

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.5457