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Beaded Evening Cape

Description

Black cotton and glass bead crochet cape with front lappets and high collar; ends of lappets and shoulders trimmed with crochet and glass bead ball tassels; hem edge trimmed with glass ball fringe; has a waistband attachment; opening for the arms between lappets and cape which encloses the back; hook and eye front closure

Source

HCT.1994.788.1

Date

1880-1889

Provenance

This beaded cape more than likely belonged to Lucy Field. Lucy was born in 1866 and was married to William K. Field. The couple lived in Minnesota where William was the vice-president of a coal company. The couple eventually returned to Columbus, where William had been born.

Decade

1880-1889

Files

HCT.1994.788.1 front.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 three quarter.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 LSB.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 left.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 LSB.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 back.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 RSB.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 right.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 RSF.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 back detail.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 collar detail.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 center back detail.JPG
HCT.1994.788.1 shoulder detail.JPG

Collection

Citation

“Beaded Evening Cape,” Fashion2Fiber, accessed December 16, 2019, https://fashion2fiber.osu.edu/items/show/5040.

Item Relations

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