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Evening cape
Evening cape
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Velvet With Silk Embroidery, Beads, Soutache And Chenille, Silk Lining.
Dimensions:
136 x 115 cm (53 9/16 x 45 1/4 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Europe
Accession Number:
43576
Acquisition Date:
1918-01-07
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. Rose E. Walker

Triangular brown velvet cloak with hood and heavily fringed hem (chenille), and tassels. all over polychrome floral silk and bead embroidery and large hood. The embroidery on the back is very extravagant. see binder image. fastened CF with tasseled cords. Tassels also hold up the sides over the arms and there is one at the back of the hood. Quilted silk lining.