Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895

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Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895

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Description

An example of late century outerwear, this black waist length heavy wool cape features soutache braids in a leaf and scroll design at the collar, and extending down from the shoulder. The soutache, a flat decorative trim in this instance made of cotton, also appears under the collar, allowing for the collar to be worn flat or standing.

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About This Item

  • Title: Soutache trimmed cape, ca. 1895
  • Creation Date: circa 1895
  • Subject Date: circa 1895
  • Media: wool, cotton
  • Dimensions: 78.7 cm x 148.6 cm
  • Local Code: 1993.300.615
  • Collection: Costume collection
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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