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Embroidered Cape

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2012053

Title

Embroidered Cape

Description

Embroidered dress cape with silver embroidery and a stiff, lace-lined collar. The cape is lined with silk inside.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

16.5 inches (center back length),

Type

Physical Object

Temporal Coverage

1890s
1900s

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Cataloguer with Date

Alexandra Figler and Zoe Gross 10/3/2012

Technique

embroidering

Dimensions CB Length

16.5

Dimensions All

16.5 inches (center back length),

Gender

womenswear

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Outerwear

Function

outerwear

Condition Term

good

Condition

Yellowed lace. The wool has some abrasion where the wool is thinning. The cape has cat hair on it and the embroidery has discolored. The lining is cracked and there is a hole in the lace that hangs from the collar.

Storage Location

R9

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

cape

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