Cape and stole

Object Number: 
1949.113a-c
Date: 
1875-1900
Medium: 
Velvet, fur, silk, jet beads
Dimensions: 
Overall (a, cape): 30 in. × 52 in. × 4 1/2 in. (76.2 × 132.1 × 11.4 cm) Overall (b, stole): 42 1/2 in. × 12 in. ×
Description: 
Black velvet cape with a high neck; neck, edges, opening and shoulders trimmed with fur; jet beads in foliate patterns decorate areas around the fur; lined with black silk. Black velvet stole in two pieces with scalloped ends trimmed with fur and decorated with jet beads in a foliate design; lined with black silk; pockets sewn on the lining of both halves.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John W. Comey
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group