Shoulder Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1887-1890

GUSN

GUSN-53586

Description

Black corded silk with black beadwork; standing band collar; floral beadwork; black grosgrain ruching at shoulders extending to waist at front and back; beadwork in rows with scalloped design; fitted over shoulders with elastic at sides; lappets at front; trimmed all around with strands of beads; lined with black taffeta; hook and eye closure.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
silk (fiber)
taffeta
Cape
Cape

Maker

Unknown

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Everett Swan and Mrs. Charles L. Stetson

Accession Number

1943.647