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Cape (costume)

Cape (costume)
Title
Cape (costume)
Date 
1900-1920
Medium 
Wool, silk velvet
Dimensions 
Overall: 53 x 77 in. ( 134.6 x 195.6 cm )
Description 
Rectangular maroon wool cape with two stripe borders of maroon silk velvet; two black metal hooks at the shoulders to secure cape.
Credit Line 
Gift of Edmund B. Child
Object Number 
1933.32c
Gallery Label 
This cape was worn as part of a costume worn by Enrico Caruso when he performed the role of Des Grieux in "Manon Lescaut."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group