Collar

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1830-1839

GUSN

GUSN-33034

Description

Cream silk tulle shoulder cape, tulle is honeycomb patterned and covered with rows of circles created with flecks of wool (imitating dotted swiss fabric?) -these have turned tan; double neck ruffle and outer edge embroidered with ivory silk circles and scallop; front tips have ivory tassel with chenille - one has a silk covered ring for drawing tips in; also are band of ivory satin ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
embroidering
stitching
silk (textile)
tulle (meshed textile)
dots
honeycomb
Women's clothing
Silk
Tulle
Hand Stitched
Embroidered
Dotted
Honeycomb
Cape

Pattern

Honeycomb

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Miss R. D. Thorndike

Accession Number

1929.1785