Women's Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1888-1890

GUSN

GUSN-38275

Description

Brown velvet with embroidered swirl and leaf pattern; band collar trimmed with brown silk floss, ostrich feathers and large satin bow; hook & eye closure; lappets and front of sleeve openings trimmed with ball fringe; back of waist trimmed with fringe; slit at back for bustle. Collar and lappets lined with changeable green silk; body lined with quilted brown silk; inner waistband of olive ribbon.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Grace L. Richards

Accession Number

1935.1453