CAPE

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1893-1896

GUSN

GUSN-53841

Description

Gray wool broadcloth shoulder cape; collar has lace ruffle; embroidered around collar, center front & pointed lapels w/ floral sprays in brown & pink and intertwined w/ yellow ribbon & bows; lined w/ pink/orange iridescent silk; 2 pairs of gilt buttons; hook & eye closure center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
cloth
embroidering
machine-made
stitching
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Women's clothing
Wool
Silk
Broadcloth
Embroidered
Hand Stitched
Spray
Bow
CAPE

Inscription

Woven label at neck: ""Au Louvre Paris/ CONFECTIONS 23/ 76181/ 48"" [w/ large red ""L"" & a lion; red lettering on black].

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Paris, France

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Accession Number

1944.656