CAPE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1875-1879

GUSN

GUSN-40126

Description

Cream cashmere; edges of front & hem lined w/ strips of Indian embroidered multicolored wool; hook & eye closure at front; also frog consisting of multicolored silk thread braided medallion on either side w/ mulitcolored silk thread twisted cord loop & small brown & multicolored silk thread-covered passementerie tassels and beads hanging down from each medallion. Embroidery in frog motif next to strips of Indian wool in gold & orange thread; more embroidery and wool at simulated pocket on either side; thick multicolored silk thread fringe at collar, sleeves & hem. Dolman sleeves; back has appliqued triangular piece of Indian embroidered wool; hem is slightly scalloped; lining is green & red changeable silk taffeta.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
Women's clothing
CAPE

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Credit Line

Gift of William Sumner Appleton

Accession Number

1939.29