Women's 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 and pointed lapels with floral sprays in brown and pink and intertwined with yellow ribbon and bows; lined with pink/orange iridescent silk; two pairs of gilt buttons; hook and eye closure center front.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
silk (textile)
wool (textile)
Cape
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

Accession Number

1944.656