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Collection Clothing-Women's
Catalog Number 1983.01.56
Object Name Cape
Date 1900 ca.
Creator Maker Unknown
Place of Origin Probably Southeastern Pennsylvania
Material Wool
Dimensions L-37 inches
Description A ladies cape made out of black wool. The cape has a wide rounded collar attached, with an application of black wool tape trimming. There is a center front button closure, comprised of six buttons (missing two buttons), including two located very high at the neck. The cape has hidden arm holes, located beneath an attached self-fabric pointed panel with the same wool tape trim on the edges. The cape is machine constructed with hand finishing details.
Provenance There is no information about the maker or origin of this piece.
Cataloged by C.Harvey