Women's cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-189924

Description

Satin peach colored women's cape with a curly white fur collar. The cape closes at the neck with three hook and loop closures. The exterior satin is patterned with 'fleur de lis' like flowers. The cape falls to the hip. The interior of the cape is quilted and there are two inner pockets with ruffled edges. The label sewn into the back of the collar states: "Au Bon Marche Maison A Boucicaut 238269 T Paris."

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
satin
fur
Cape

Inscription

"AU BON MARCHE / Maison A Boucicaut / 238269 T Paris"

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P847

Maker

Au Bon Marche (Retailer)

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

88 4/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1267

Places

Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France)