Opera cape Jacques Doucet (French, Paris Paris) Date: ca. 1890 Culture: French Medium: silk, fur Dimensions: Length at CB: 55 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Irene Lewisohn Trust Gift, 1995 Accession Number:
Pelerine- This was a wide, cape-like collar that was v-shaped and extended over the shoulders and across the breasts. A fichu pelerine extends down the front and passes under the belt. Date: Culture: Irish Medium: Cotton
1895 Woman’s short cape of white wool flannel, edged with gold braid and elaborately decorated with gold thread embroidery in a scroll and paisley design. (Staten Island Historical Society Collection) I would wear this!