Shoulder Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1870-1879

GUSN

GUSN-13656

Description

Black cotton net appliqued w/ large black felt floral motifs edged w/ beads; band of felt trimmed w/ green braid & black beads around shoulders; ribbed silk band collar trimmed w/ taffeta & lace ruffles; hook & eye closure down center front concealed under lace ruffle; deep taffeta & lace flounce around bottom(?); lined w/ black taffeta.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
CAPE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. Thompson S. Lingel

Accession Number

1992.147