Capelet

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1860-1869

GUSN

GUSN-12984

Description

White cotton; embroidered all over in white serpentine bands. Narrow white lace ruffle along upper edge. Broad scalloped lace ruffle along lower edge; shoulder seams.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
cotton (textile)
stitching
stripes
floral patterns
leaf (plant material)
foliation (pattern)
serpentine (shape)
Women's clothing
Cotton
Hand Stitched
Stripe
Serpentine
Leaves
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

1969.5503