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Evening cape

Date:
ca. 1920
Culture:
French
Medium:
silk, metal
Dimensions:
39 1/2 in. (100.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Mrs. H. Laurence Achilles, 1966
Accession Number:
2009.300.3851
Not on view
The combination of printed chiffon and lamé creates a strong visual effect on this evening cape. The garment itself exemplifies the unstructured and inventive wraps of the 1910s and 1920s.
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