Embroidered Cape

Brief Item Record

Title: Embroidered Cape

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

Full Item Record

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

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

Center Back Length

16.5

All Measurements

16.5 inches (center back length),

Gender

Classification

costume
clothing

Category

Function

Condition Term

good

Condition Description

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

Work Type

Tags

Citation

“Embroidered Cape,” Vassar College Costume Collection, accessed July 18, 2024, https://vccc.vassarspaces.net/items/show/2680.