Shoulder Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1890-1899

GUSN

GUSN-13649

Description

Brown velvet; high band collar; capelet collar with pointed front; hook and eye closure; flower and foliate garland embroidered in brown silk around collar, front edges and hem; quilted brown silk lining; pouch pocket inside at right.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
velvet (fabric weave)
silk (fiber)
Cape
Cape

Inscription

White letters woven on black; silk label inside below collar: ""L.P. Hollander & Co./ Boston and New York""

Maker

L.P. Hollander & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Credit Line

Gift of Lea S. Luquer

Accession Number

1957.2

Places

Massachusetts (United States)