Women's Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1909-1912

GUSN

GUSN-13641

Description

Tan wool; silver and polychrome silk floral embroidery on net applique around V-neck; dolman-type sleeves; tan silk cord floral applique around collar and cuffs and along center front and sleeves; hook & eye closure hidden by four tan silk braid tassels; slits in seam on left and right side; fully lined in tan silk satin; inner pocket on left side of same tan silk.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
silk (fiber)
Cape
Cape

Inscription

Embroidered label inside collar: ""B. Altman & Co./ Paris New York"" [white letters on black silk; yellow cross-stitching all around label.]o

Maker

B. Altman & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

New York, NY, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Morse and Miss Eleanor Hooper Jones

Accession Number

1934.2685

Places

New York state (United States)