Capelet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12981

Description

Black silk and wool leno weave gauze body. Broad pleated self ruffle all around. Double ruffle at collar. Fully lined with black silk taffeta. Hook and eye closure at bottom. Black silk twill ribbon inside belt.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

Stamped in gold on inside belt ""Mme Jenny Coulbeaut/Robes/28, Rue de Grammont, 28/Paris""

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

1969.5458